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marital - pertaining to marriage
dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
vogue - popular fashion; Ex. Jeans became the vogue.
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
bookish - fond of books and reading
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice