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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
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
refraction - bending of a ray of light
lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
integrity - honesty; uprightness; wholeness; state of being whole and undivided; completeness
stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
emasculate - weaken; castrate
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
foray - raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.
aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.