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magniloquent - boastful; pompous
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
longevity - long life; long duration
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages