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illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
erroneous - mistaken; wrong; incorrect
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
genre - particular variety of art or literature
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting