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misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
lineage - descent; ancestry
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
arboreal - of or living in trees
prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life