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simulate - feign; imitate
foray - raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.
glare - shine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.
hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
emblazon - ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment
intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy