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exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
hoodwink - deceive; delude
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
condiments - seasonings; spices
refraction - bending of a ray of light
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter