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A false belief or opinion.
Delusion
To turn away.
Avert
An agent sent on a mission to represent or advance the interests of another.
Emissary
A complete failure.
Fiasco
About to occur; impending.
Imminent
Impossible to placate or appease.
Implacable
Disinclined to exert oneself; habitually lazy.
Indolent
The act of inquiring into a matter; an investigation.
Inquisition
To grind, crush, and chew.
Masticate
Having greatest ascendancy, importance, influence, authority, or force.
Predominant
To seize by or as if by authority.
Confiscate
The quality or condition of being vivacious; liveliness.
Vivacity
To turn or direct inward.
Introvert
A visible trace, evidence, or sign of something that once existed but exists or appears no more.
Vestige
An accumulation of miscellaneous things.
Conglomeration
A young woman making a formal debut into society.
Debutante
Readily reshaped; pliable.
Fluidity
Lying beyond what is evident, revealed, or avowed, especially being concealed intentionally so as to deceive.
Ulterior
An ideal example of a type.
Archetype
Skeptical; disbelieving.
Incredulous
The quality of being offensively bold.
Impudence
A model of excellence or perfection of a kind.
Paragon
A native or inhabitant of ancient Etruria.
Etruscan
Automatic mechanical action.
Automatism
Of, relating to, or producing saliva.
Salivary
A disorderly commotion or disturbance.
Tumult
The manner of thinking, behaving, or reacting characteristic of a specific person.
Temperament
A boat race or a series of boat races.
Regatta
To admit or be admitted into a group, especially a college or university.
Matriculate
A sickness.
Pleurosis