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ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite
overthrow - topple; N.
categorical - without exceptions; made without any doubt in mind; unqualified; absolute
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
ambrosia - food of the gods
beseech - beg; plead with