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fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
ominous - threatening; of an evil omen
impart - grant a share of; make known; Ex. news to impart
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
vendor - seller
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
avocation - secondary or minor occupation