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::: fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
::: verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
::: interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
::: exorcise - drive out evil spirits
::: histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
::: retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
::: unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
::: skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
::: latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
::: sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)