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poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
veer - change in direction; swerve
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
disseminate - distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
imbecility - weakness of mind; state of being an imbecile; N. imbecile: stupid person; fool
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break