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terrestrial - on or relating to the earth
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap