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bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
fortitude - bravery; courage; strength of mind
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
arbitrate - act as judge (at the request of both sides)
alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century