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facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future
institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
afterlife - life after death; later part of one's life
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
dearth - scarcity
martial - warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law
saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin