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Bluster
Blow in hevy gusts, threaten, emptily, bully
Bode
forercast, augur, foreshadow
Bohemian
Unconventional
BOLSTER
Support, reinforce
Bolt
Dash or dart, fasten (dorr), length of fabric
BOMBASTIC
inflated language, pompous, florid, turgid
Boon
Blessing, benefit
BOORISH
Rude, insensitive
Burgeois
middle class, dully conventional, selfishly materialistic
Bowdlerize
expurgate (written work) by removing or editing passages considered vulgar
Boycott
Refrain from buying or using
Brackish
Saline
Braggadocio
boasting
Braggart
Boaster
Brandish
Wave around, flourish
bravado
swagger - a pretentious, swaggering display of courage., brag, bluster, bombast, braggadocio
Brawn
Muscular strength, sturdiness
Brazen
Insolent, shameless or imprudent,defiant
Brevity
Conciseness
Brindled
grayish or tawnish with streaks or spots
Broach
open, introduce
Brocade
Rich, figured fabric
Brook
tolerate, endure
browbeat
Bully, intimidate
Brunt
main impact or shock
brusque
blunt abrupt
Bucolic
rustic, pastoral (rural)
Buffet (v)
slap, batter, knock about
Bugaboo
Bugbear, causes fear or terror
Bulwark
strong defense or earthwork
Bureaucracy
overregulated
BURGEON
Grow forth, send out buds
burlesque
imitation that ridicules
BURNISH
make shiny by rubbing, polish
BUTTRESS
support, prop up
buxom
full-bosomed, plump, jolly
cabal
small grp of people secretly united to promote their own interests
CACOPHONOUS
inharmonious, discordant
cadaver
corspe
cadence
rhythmic rise and fall (words or sound)
Cadge
bag, smooch, panhandle
Cajole
coax, wheedle
Calamity
disaster, misery
Caldron
large kettle
Callous
Hardening, unfeeling
Callow
immature, youthful
Calorific
Heat producing
Calumny
malicious misinterpretation, slander
Cameo
star's special appearance in a minor role in a film, shell or jewel carved in relief
canard
false, unfounded story, fabricated
candor
open honesty, frankness
Canker
ulcerous sore, any evil
Canny
shrewd, thrify
Canon (n)
collection or authoritive list of books
Canon (v)
rule, principle, frequently religious
cant
insincere expressions of peity
cantankerous
ill-humored, irritable
cantata
story set to music, sunk my chorus
Canter
slow gallop