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ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality
pretext - excuse
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick