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fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
gyroscope - apparatus used to maintain balance, ascertain direction, etc.
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
acme - peak; pinnacle; highest point
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
conversant - familiar with; having knowledge of
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
arsenal - storage place for military equipment
turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)