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convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch
entrepreneur - businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial
whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
botch - mismanage; blow
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report