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felicity - happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous
subjective - influenced by personal feelings; occurring or taking place within the mind; unreal; Ex. subjective sensation of the ghostly presence
mongrel - plant or animal (esp. a dog) of mixed breed; ADJ.
incredulity - tendency to disbelief
acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
depravity - extreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement