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verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
trajectory - path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet
clamor - loud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision