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figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed
comprehend - include; understand
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish