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fancied - imagined; unreal
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
gruesome - grisly; horrible
expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
credence - belief
lascivious - lustful