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simulate - feign; imitate
endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
engulf - surround and swallow up
exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness