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burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
trite - hackneyed; commonplace
omnivorous - eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything