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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.
senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
preamble - introductory statement