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homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
opportune - timely; well-chosen
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
addiction - compulsive habitual need