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verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.
indeterminate - uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
concordat - formal agreement
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
fermentation - chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation