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Written by Timothy Sexton
Uncivilized and ferocious.
A false front; an appearance to the world intent on hiding the truth that lies beneath.
A subtle gradation of distinction that can vary from the tone of a musical composition to the shade of a color to the meaning of word.
To scavenge in the search for food.
Formerly a term for the person at the bottom of circus hierarchy whose act consisted of biting the heads off life animals, contemporary usage has transmogrified to become synonymous with an intense interest in any arena currently considered to be at the bottom of hierarchy of what is considered "cool."
A part of a church reserved for the ritual of baptism.
An ancient pagan Celtic people who populate many legendary stories about England.
A channel constructed for the purpose of transporting running water perfected in antiquity by the Romans.
Calling attention to something through a loud, forceful and often raucous means.
Composed and cool in the face of a situation likely to cause confuse or chaos.
A very rare and precious species of mushroom especially favored by pigs and sold at great expense in fancy restaurants.
Meticulous, detail-oriented and focused on getting the job done.
A monastery or abbey; an establishment where members of a religious order live.
Hesitant, doubtful and unconvinced.
Realm or domain; sphere of influence.
A cautionary warning; rebuked or reprimanded.
A mountain chasm.
Connected by intertwining.
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