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salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
abate - subside or moderate
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
nomenclature - terminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things
reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded