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marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
replicate - reproduce; duplicate
coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic