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emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
fermentation - chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation
paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
magniloquent - boastful; pompous
dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
inestimable - impossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch