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alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
distrait - absentminded; distracted
megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German