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::: retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
::: caricature - distortion; burlesque
::: specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
::: primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
::: distinctive - clearly different from others of the same kind
::: illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
::: phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
::: embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
::: decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
::: plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud