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::: nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
::: abrogate - abolish
::: masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
::: pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
::: posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
::: larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
::: clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
::: elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
::: intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
::: degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person