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dissonance - discord
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
conspiracy - treacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)