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::: bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview
::: seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
::: idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
::: crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
::: precipitant - something that causes a substance in a chemical solution to separate out in solid form; ħ
::: droll - queer and amusing
::: succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
::: profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
::: optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
::: scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats