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ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal
mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
veritable - being truly so; real or genuine; actual; not false or imaginary
obnoxious - offensive; disagreeable; Ex. obnoxious smell
erudite - (of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition
frenzied - madly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement