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embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
glib - fluent (with insincerity or superficiality); facile; slick
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
tipple - drink (alcoholic beverages) frequently; N: alcoholic drink