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::: unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
::: specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
::: contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
::: proliferate - grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation
::: apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
::: verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
::: prototype - original work used as a model by others
::: dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
::: ambrosia - food of the gods
::: unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at