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brusque
adj. blunt adj. brupt
brocade
n. rich, figured fabric
blighted
adj. suffering from a disease adj. destroyed
bristling
adj. risingl ike bristles adj. showing irritation
buffoonery
n. clowning
bode
vb. foreshadow vb. serve as a omen
bumptious
adj. self-assertive
bugaboo
n. bugbear n. object of baseless terror
blunder
n. error
bludgeon
n. cluby n. heavy-headed weapon
bulwark
n. earthwork or other strong defense n. person who defends
bogus
adj. fake adj. not authentic
bloated
adj. swollen or puffed as with water or air
brindled
adj. light brown or grayish with treaks or spots
broach
vb. open up
brackish
adj. somewhat salty
blithe
adj. extremely happy adj. joyous
bucolic
adj. country-like adj. pertaining to a farm
bolster
vb. support vb. prop up
bountiful
adj. generous adj. showing abundance
boorish
adj. rude adj. clownish
bombastic
adj. pompous adj. using inflated language
bowlderize
vb. remove offensive material
brooch
n. ornamental clasp
bourgeois
n. middle class
boisterous
adj. violent adj. rough adj. noisy
braggadocio
n. boasting
blatant
adj. loudly offensive
bleak
adj. cold adj. cheerless
blazon
vb. decorate with an heraldic coat of arms
brevity
n. shortness
brochure
n. pamphlet
breviary
n. book containing the daily prayers
bravado
n. assumed air of defiance n. boasting
bungle
vb. spoil by clumsy behavior
breach
n. breaking of contract or duty n. crack n. gap
breadth
n. width n. extent
brazen
adj. rude
bullion
n. gold and silver in the forms of bars
blurt
vb. utter out of impulse