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purported - alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
conservatory - (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy
healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral