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delude - deceive
seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)