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parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.
dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
prowess - extraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle
apparent - evident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
neophyte - recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism