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imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
empirical - based on experience
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
apiarist - person who keeps bees
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
desiccate - dry up
disapprobation - disapproval; condemnation