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strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important