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contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
predecessor - former occupant of a post
replica - copy
noose - loop formed in a rope
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles