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prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
tribunal - court of justice
factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
swindler - cheater