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fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
vicar - parish priest; representative
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
artifacts - object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
absolve - pardon (an offense)
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
incredulity - tendency to disbelief
disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate