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forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
lackluster - lacking luster(shine; gloss); dull
coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome