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flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum
pander - cater to (the low desires of others)
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
primp - groom oneself with care; adorn oneself
adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke: