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pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
composure - mental calmness
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
contiguous - adjacent to; touching upon
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
collected - composed; calm; self-possessed
ravel - fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
premonition - forewarning; presentiment; foreboding