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decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
jaunt - trip; short journey
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
willowy - flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)