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ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
inamorata - woman whom a man loves
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
caldron - (cauldron) large kettle
lateral - of or coming from the side