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chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
attest - testify; bear witness
projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash