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bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.
fusion - union; coalition; V. fuse
intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.
pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
eclectic - selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism
gild - cover with a thin layer of gold