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flux - flowing; series of changes; fluctuation; Ex. in a state of flux
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
extrapolation - projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person