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humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
foolhardy - rash; reckless; foolishly daring