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::: narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
::: chasm - abyss; very deep crack
::: braggart - boaster; bragger
::: rapport - close relationship; emotional closeness; harmony
::: conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
::: encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
::: latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
::: catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
::: exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction