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placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
vying - contending; CF. vie
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
spontaneity - lack of premeditation; naturalness; freedom from constraint; ADJ. spontaneous: self-generated; unpremeditated; happening without being planned
cistern - reservoir or water tank
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
tactful - careful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
fluster - confuse; make nervous and confused; N.