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apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary
havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
demoniac - (demoniacal) fiendish; cruel; N. demon: evil supernatural being; devil
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.