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fancied - imagined; unreal
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
pretext - excuse
foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
ubiquitous - being everywhere; omnipresent; N. ubiquity
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal