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chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
slake - satisfy (thirst); quench; sate
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
undulating - moving with a wavelike motion; V. undulate; CF. und: wave