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au­ton­o­mous – act­ing with­out any hu­man in­put gob­s­mack­ing – ut­terly as­ton­ish­ing; as­tound­ing. foster – bring up (a child that is not one’s own by birth). gaga – very en­thu­si­as­tic and ex­cited about some­one or some­thing. af­fec­tion­ate – feel­ing fond­ness or ten­der­ness ma­nip­u­late – con­trol or in­flu­ence (a per­son or sit­u­a­tion) clev­erly or un­scrupu­lously. com­i­cal – amus­ing, es­pe­cially in a lu­di­crous or ab­surd way.

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