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dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
odyssey - long, eventful, adventurous journey
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others