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mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)
botch - mismanage; blow
incubate - hatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
lackadaisical - lacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid
bolster - support; reinforce
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
gingerly - very carefully; ADJ.