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spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
apotheosis - elevation to godhood; an ideal example of something
anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic