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pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
inerrancy - infallibility
doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.