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badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
proliferate - grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
confound - confuse; puzzle
nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
prudent - cautious; careful; prudential