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vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
detonation - explosion
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
vie - contend; compete
fickle - changeable (in affections or friendship); faithless