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prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious