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::: totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
::: lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
::: acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
::: culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
::: scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
::: bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking
::: modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
::: verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
::: spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
::: adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another