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belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
interminable - endless
menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
accord - agreement
cache - hiding place; V.
guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
consensus - general agreement; opinion reached by a group