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::: emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
::: gravity - seriousness; ADJ. grave
::: jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
::: latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
::: matin - \'ee(matinee) dramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon
::: franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
::: aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
::: ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
::: defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
::: ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast