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delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
injurious - harmful; causing injury
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
flotsam - drifting wreckage
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
incubate - hatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue