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upshot - outcome; final result
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
antediluvian - antiquated; extremely ancient
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man