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diabolical - diabolic; devilish; fiendish
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
motto - brief statement used to express a principle
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
buffoonery - clowning