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calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
boorish - rude; insensitive
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
magnitude - greatness (in size or extent); extent
geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement