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bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb