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vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
traverse - go through or across