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grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
magnitude - greatness (in size or extent); extent
felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
apparition - ghost; phantom
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place