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caricature - distortion; burlesque
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
implicit - understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
interrogate - question closely; cross-examine; cross-question