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tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
superimpose - place over something else
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
deducible - derived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning
queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure