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prototype - original work used as a model by others
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
juncture - crisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
chaotic - in utter disorder
intermediary - intermediate; acting as a mediator; N: mediator; go-between
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious