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::: bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
::: hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
::: ebullient - showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm; boiling; N. ebullience; N. ebullition: state of boiling
::: catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
::: paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
::: shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
::: compost - mixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost
::: corollary - natural consequence (which naturally follows from something else)
::: bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
::: flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.