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illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
felicity - happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
cartographer - map-maker
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide