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::: lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
::: reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
::: factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
::: conversant - familiar with; having knowledge of
::: recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
::: subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
::: coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
::: plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
::: ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
::: cardiologist - doctor specializing in ailments of the heart