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dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
beeline - direct quick route
baroque - highly ornate
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment