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feign - pretend
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
thespian - pertaining to drama; N: actor or actress
collusion - conspiring in a fraudulent scheme to cheat or deceive others; V. collude
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing