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panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
generic - characteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus
irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
alcove - nook; recess
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
horde - crowd; swarm