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sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
uproarious - marked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny
gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
magniloquent - boastful; pompous
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
predecessor - former occupant of a post
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential