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venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
analogous - comparable; similar
audacious - daring; bold; N. audacity
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil