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::: abut - border upon; adjoin
::: suborn - persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation
::: figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
::: genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
::: coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
::: vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity
::: belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
::: embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
::: histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
::: sentimental - swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments