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chimera
a mental fabrication.
cant
to talk hypocritically.
Potemkin village
a false front or facade.
alpenglow
a reddish glow seen near sunset or sunrise on the summits of mountains.
rapprochement
the establishment or state of cordial relations.
copious
large in quantity; also, affording an abundant supply.
camarilla
a group of secret and often scheming advisers.
facetious
playfully jocular; humorous.
vatic
of or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy.
cynosure
a center of attention.
ascribe
to attribute.
propitious
presenting favorable circumstances.
practicable
feasible; also, usable.
deprecate
to disapprove of; also, to belittle.
turgid
swollen, bloated; also, bombastic, pompous.
alacrity
a cheerful readiness, willingness, or promptness.
eldritch
unearthly; weird; eerie.
ambit
circuit or compass; also, sphere of action or influence.
paterfamilias
the male head of a household; the father of a family.
elucidate
to make clear or manifest.
enjoin
to direct or impose with authority; also, to forbid.
putative
commonly thought or deemed; supposed.
improvident
lacking foresight; negligent; thoughtless.
penury
extreme poverty; also, insufficiency.
maladroit
awkward; unskillful; inept.