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illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
infantile - childish; infantlike
circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions