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tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
corpulent - very fat; N. corpulence
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
nomenclature - terminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
centripetal - tending toward the center