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forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
advocacy - support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something
symbiosis - interdependent relationship (between groups, species) often mutually beneficial; ADJ. symbiotic; CF. together + life
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb