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braggadocio - boasting
lucid - easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity
distend - expand; swell out
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.
imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
abeyance - suspended action
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
constituency - voters represented by an elected official; district so represented; group of supporters (or constituents)
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art