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::: recline - lie down
::: formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
::: gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
::: braggart - boaster; bragger
::: sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
::: enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
::: wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
::: presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
::: hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
::: irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning