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plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail