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enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
miserly - stingy; mean
replica - copy
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)