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corroborate - confirm; support; strengthen
chameleon - lizard that changes color in different situations
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
emancipate - set free; liberate
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
visage - face; appearance
meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy