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facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
fortitude - bravery; courage; strength of mind
seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
miscellaneous - made up of a variety of parts
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
plumage - feathers of a bird;
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)