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allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
nullify - make invalid; make null; invalidate
converse - opposite; ADJ.
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.