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pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
innate - inborn
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
emasculate - weaken; castrate
mollify - soothe an angry person
guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile