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replica - copy
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism