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Word: blowhard

Definition: talkative boaster; braggart


More Vocab Words

::: carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
::: culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
::: cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
::: harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
::: embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
::: unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
::: bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
::: nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
::: accelerate - move faster
::: festive - joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival