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lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
antiquity - quality of being very old; ancient times;
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
unimpeachable - that cannot be impeached; beyond doubt or question; blameless and exemplary
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.