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buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
replicate - reproduce; duplicate
expos - \'e public revelation of something discreditable
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something