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diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
lewd - lustful
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
traverse - go through or across
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile