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::: conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
::: comatose - in a coma; extremely sleepy
::: heedless - not noticing; disregarding
::: factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
::: vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
::: compilation - listing of information in tabular or book form; compiling
::: authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
::: derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
::: vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity
::: idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic