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illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
intangible - not able to be perceived by touch; vague
obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
chronic - long established as a disease