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Figment
Noun

Something made up; something created in the mind but not real

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Regicide
Noun

The killing of a king; the killer of a king

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Dearth
Noun

Shortage; scarcity

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Euphemistic
Adj.

Using gentle, mild words instead of harsh words to describe something

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Construe
Action verb

Interpret; understand

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Genocide
Action verb

Killing of a racial or cultural group

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Apparition
Noun

Ghost; phantom

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Plagiarism
Noun

Copying without giving credit

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Brazen
Adj.

Marked by contemptuous boldness

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Abyss
Noun

An immeasurable deep gulf or great space