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factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
inamorata - woman whom a man loves
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
incubate - hatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy