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synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
onus - burden; responsibility
efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant