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::: illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
::: persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
::: pliant - flexible; easily influenced
::: horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
::: diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
::: acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
::: supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
::: stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
::: maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
::: repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')