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masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
analogous - comparable; similar
pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery