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vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
eventual - happening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory
engender - cause; produce; give rise to
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
imbecility - weakness of mind; state of being an imbecile; N. imbecile: stupid person; fool