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rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
zephyr - gentle breeze; west wind
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
provisional - tentative; temporary
discordant - not harmonious; conflicting
elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
advocacy - support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something