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::: fancied - imagined; unreal
::: civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
::: scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
::: embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
::: incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
::: nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
::: minatory - menacing; threatening
::: ameliorate - improve
::: conduit - aqueduct; passageway for fluids
::: striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line