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convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
deluge - flood; rush; V.
caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.