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efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
titter - nervous giggle; nervous laugh; V.