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semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
calculated - deliberately planned; likely
culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
inebriate - make drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person
dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
dolt - slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull