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delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
grandeur - impressiveness; stateliness; majesty
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
reinstate - restore to a previous condition or position
constituent - supporter; voter; member of a constituency; component
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak