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magniloquent - boastful; pompous
concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
crinkle - wrinkle
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
aquiline - curved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose
brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of