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pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
missile - object to be thrown or projected
flotsam - drifting wreckage
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
discombobulated - discomposed; confused
callus - area of thick hard skin