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burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
amalgamate - (of societies or groups) combine; unite in one body
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake