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invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
deign - condescend; stoop
invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
amorphous - formless; lacking shape or definition
hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland