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burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
drone - talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
insightful - discerning; perceptive
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey