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cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
expound - explain
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
revelry - boisterous merrymaking; V. revel: engage boisterous festivities; enjoy greatly; N: boisterous festivity or celebration
sundry - miscellaneous; various; several; N. sundries: small miscellaneous items
onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
disputatious - argumentative; fond of argument
sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern