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belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
vigor - active strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
incident - event; event that causes a crisis
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
nomenclature - terminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares