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imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
ambrosia - food of the gods
falsify - make (something written) false by changing
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste