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pompously boastful
magniloquent
characterized by political cunning and deceit
Machiavellian
a private meeting
conclave
to plead in behalf of another
intercede
sharpness of temper
asperity
an animal carrying its young in an abdominal pouch
marsupial
a sever mental illness
psychosis
occuring every ten years
decennial
of the highest standard; excellent
sterling
a sbustitue or deputy
surrogate
to reduce to pulp by chewing
masticate
slender and graceful
svelte
a temple for all the gods
pantheon
marked by drunken revelery
bacchanalian
a confused fight
melee
a state of perfect blessedness
nirvana
to speak or write on at length
expatiate
left saddened by a loss; deprived
bereft
lfoolishly sentimental
maudlin
the concluding part of a speech
peroration
that cannot be doubted or questioned
unimpeachable
to equip; to outfit
accouter
a comical misuse of words
malapropism
the body of an airplane exxcluding the tail and wings
fuselage
an excess or overabudnance
plethora
a procession of mourners at a funeral
cortege
to draw out; to elicit
educe