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fancied - imagined; unreal
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce