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ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
demented - insane
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
collusion - conspiring in a fraudulent scheme to cheat or deceive others; V. collude
phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes