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verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
skiff - small light sailboat or rowboat
lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
brawl - noisy quarrel
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate