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emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
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
depose - dethrone; remove from office; give a deposition; testify
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
apprise - inform
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep