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facsimile - copy
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous
missile - object to be thrown or projected
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
camaraderie - good-fellowship; CF. comrade