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vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification
gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
provisional - tentative; temporary
figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble