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mimicry - imitation
discombobulated - discomposed; confused
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people
nugatory - worthless; futile
gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption