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outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
bohemian - unconventional (in an artistic way)
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building