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murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
mongrel - plant or animal (esp. a dog) of mixed breed; ADJ.
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
hereafter - life after death
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia