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dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
chuckle - laugh quietly
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
belligerent - quarrelsome
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
acrophobia - fear of heights
confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.