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generic - characteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
bedizen - dress with vulgar finery
profound - deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity
whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning