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satirical - using satire; mocking
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
extrovert - person interested mostly in external objects and actions
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
painstaking - taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy