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grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
merit - deserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come