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civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.
idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
lineage - descent; ancestry
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
bizarre - fantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional
superimpose - place over something else
bequeath - leave to someone by means of a will; hand down in his will; N. bequest