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asteroid - small planet
swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
disgruntle - make discontented
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief