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quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
remnant - remainder
beseech - beg; plead with
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension