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levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
notable - conspicuous; worthy of note; remarkable; important; distinguished; noted
venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
magniloquent - boastful; pompous
withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
interpolate - insert between
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor