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masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
appellation - name; title
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
overblown - inflated; exaggerated