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nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
acuity - sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
fashion - give shape to; make; Ex. fashion the pot out of clay
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
simulate - feign; imitate
dribble - flow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife