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bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
transparent - permitting light to pass through freely; easily detected; obvious; clear; Ex. transparent lie
polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
alchemy - medieval chemistry
hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst