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facsimile - copy
discernible - distinguishable; perceivable; Ex. discernible improvement
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair
paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
defalcate - embezzle
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.