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nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
vogue - popular fashion; Ex. Jeans became the vogue.
ablution - washing
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
inebriate - make drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner