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bellicose - warlike
misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
chasm - abyss; very deep crack
decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.