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::: tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
::: glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
::: denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
::: pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
::: malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
::: flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
::: emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
::: munificent - very generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience
::: peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
::: linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.