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facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism