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seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
buffoonery - clowning
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)