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illicit - illegal
conjecture - surmise; guess; V.
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
vagabond - wanderer (without a permanent home); tramp
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction