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anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
fidelity - loyalty; accuracy
depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement