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personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
draft - first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
browbeat - bully; intimidate