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Abash

ashamed; embarrased

ad infinitum

endlessly; forever

aggrandize

to enlarge or expand

ambrosial

pleasing to the taste or smell

antediluvian

very old-fashioned; primitive

archetype

original; first of its kind

askance

to look sideways; suspiciously

automaton

self-operating machine; robot

bagatelle

thing of little value; trifle

bibliophile

lover of books

bona fide

genuine; in good faith

breadth

width

capacious

spacious; roomy

cavalcade

a procession; a sequence of events

chasm

a wide gap

cognomen

family name; last name

concourse

a crowd; a wide street

console

a musical panel or unit. / or to comfort

convivial

sociable; friendly

cupidity

greed

decry

to speak out against

denouement

outcome; result

despondent

depressed; dejected

disputatious

fond of arguind

dossier

a complete group of documents containingdetailed information

effectual

effective; adequate

eloquent

convincing or forceful in speech

epithet

a descriptive word or phrase

euphemism

substitution of a pleasant expression for an unpleasent one

factious

causing disagreement

farcical

absurd;ridicoulous

fathom

nautical measure of 6 feet in depth / to comprehend

fluvial

pertaining to a river

fortuitious

lucky; by chance

fugacious

pertaining to the passing of time

gorge

a deep valley with steep sides / to eat or swallow greedily

grudging

resentful; reluctant

harangue

long speech

hubris

excessive pride or self-confidence

husbandry

the science of raising crops; careful management

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