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supposititious - assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
apotheosis - elevation to godhood; an ideal example of something
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
ferocious - fierce; violent; N. ferocity
auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over