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delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
crone - hag; ugly old woman
obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
malady - illness
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts