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enliven - make lively or spirited; animate
mimicry - imitation
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
itinerary - plan of a trip; record of a trip
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
incredulity - tendency to disbelief
blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview