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simulate - feign; imitate
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
equitable - fair; impartial; OP. inequitable
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
bromide - platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement