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placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum
miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person