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burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
vibrant - full of vigor or energy; vibrating
symbiosis - interdependent relationship (between groups, species) often mutually beneficial; ADJ. symbiotic; CF. together + life
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)