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factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
amorphous - formless; lacking shape or definition
incur - bring upon oneself
rampart - defensive mound of earth
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
inverse - opposite
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme