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artifice - deception; trickery
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
abate - subside or moderate
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance