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concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
citadel - fortress
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
replicate - reproduce; duplicate
synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous