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travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
monolithic - solidly uniform; unchangeable; unyielding; N. monolith: large block of stone
aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
itinerary - plan of a trip; record of a trip
debonair - (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse