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ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
enmity - ill will; hatred; hostility
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
aggregate - sum; total; ADJ. V: gather into a mass or whole; accumulate; add up to; Ex. aggregate 100 dollars
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
incognito - with identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate