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vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
infallible - unerring; never making mistakes
dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail