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vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm