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factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)