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magniloquent - boastful; pompous
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
predecessor - former occupant of a post
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
miscellaneous - made up of a variety of parts
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
aseptic - preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.