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maudlin - effusively sentimental
prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
espionage - spying
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually