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::: travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
::: cistern - reservoir or water tank
::: provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
::: dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
::: viand - food; CF. live
::: decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
::: perceptive - insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception
::: sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
::: grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
::: atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)