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paragon
excellent model
Her computer graphic design was a paragon of geometric form.
antipathy
strong dislike
His fierce antipathy for his rival continued unabated.
abyss
bottomless fissure
The wild mountain gorge seemed an abyss without bottom.
dissemble
conceal through pretense
Do not be fooled by his lying and dissembling.
insidious
sly
The agent entrapped him with her patient, insidious plot.
impecunious
poor
The impecunious spendthrift could no longer afford fudgesicles.
kinesiology
science of motion
The Olympic coach studied kinesiology assiduously.
beatify
make blissfully happy
She spoke his name, beatifying him for ten minutes.
execrate
denounce or curse
He vilified and execrated his arch enemy, Minnie Mouse.
ne plus ultra
peak of perfection
The Mona Lisa is the ne plus ultra of portraits.
vociferous
loud
His vociferous expostulations disrupted her tranquility.
corpulent
full-bodied
The corpulent gourmet continued to indulge in his own creations.
perihelion
orbital point nearest sun
The comet was brightest at perihelion.
cryptic
having hidden meaning
The Celtic runes contained a cryptic message from the Druids.
sanctimonious
affectedly holy
His sanctimonious attitude was offensive to the group.