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maudlin - effusively sentimental
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
facsimile - copy
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
nether - lower; Ex. nether garments/regions
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive