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adj. being a usually artificial and inferior substitute or imitation <ersatz turf> <ersatz intellectuals>


adj. possessing or displaying erudition : learned <an erudite scholar>


tr. v. to catch sight of <among the several horses...she espied the white mustang — Zane Grey


adj. characterized by or based on the attitude that one's own group is superior


adj. tending to vanish like vapor


n. one that serves as a model or example: as a : an ideal model b : a typical or standard specimen <an exemplar of medieval architecture> c : a copy of a book or writing d : idea 1a


adj. 1 : requiring immediate aid or action <exigent circumstances> 2 : requiring or calling for much : demanding <an exigent client>


tr. v. 1 a : to destroy completely : wipe out b : to pull up by the root 2 : to cut out by surgery


adj. 1 : joking or jesting often inappropriately : waggish <just being facetious> 2 : meant to be humorous or funny : not serious <a facetious remark>


n. animal life; especially : the animals characteristic of a region, period, or special environment — compare flora


adj. 1 : weak, ineffective 2 : worthless, irresponsible


adj. 1 : fruitful in offspring or vegetation : prolific 2 : intellectually productive or inventive to a marked degree <a fecund imagination>


adj. 1 : of, relating to, or suggestive of a wild beast <feral teeth> <feral instincts> 2 a : not domesticated or cultivated : wild b : having escaped from domestication and become wild <feral cats>


n. 1 : a chain or shackle for the feet 2 : something that confines : restraint


adj. 1 a chiefly Scottish : fated to die : doomed b : marked by a foreboding of death or calamity 2 a : able to see into the future : visionary b : marked by an otherworldly air or attitude c : crazy, touched 3 a : excessively refined : precious b : quaintly unconventional : campy

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