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::: context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
::: innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
::: prowess - extraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle
::: ecstasy - rapture; very strong feeling of joy and happiness; any overpowering emotion; ADJ. ecstatic: causing or experiencing ecstasy
::: tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
::: sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
::: blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart
::: thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
::: inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
::: wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause