Obfuscation is when you intentionally make something more complicated than it needs to be. The word is often used in the phrase “Eschew obfuscation” which basically means to avoid confusion. Ironic huh?
A chimera in mythology was a fire breathing animal that was a combination of parts from different creatures. Now it can be used to describe something with disparate parts. Or in a literal sense in modern genetics.
This is a pretty common word but it is so cool. I means more than just a person’s enemy. It is like your worst enemy, your opposite who is always trying to foil your plans. It also makes a cool name for s Star Trek movie!