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figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
nexus - connection
disclaim - disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception