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factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
deft - neat; skillful
impious - irreverent
alleviate - relieve (pain)
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress