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Word: blowhard

Definition: talkative boaster; braggart


More Vocab Words

::: instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
::: placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
::: prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
::: gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
::: rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
::: contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
::: recapitulate - summarize
::: chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
::: murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
::: lucid - easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity