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placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
congenital - existing at birth
haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
foolhardy - rash; reckless; foolishly daring
disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives