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figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
disperse - scatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
cohabit - live together