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supposititious - assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
terminus - last stop of railroad; end
dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
mortician - undertaker; CF. death
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.