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feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
rampant - growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed