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specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
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
dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation