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simulate - feign; imitate
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
impenitent - not repentant
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery