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trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
enunciate - announce; proclaim; utter or speak, especially distinctly; pronounce clearly; articulate; Ex. This theory was first enunciated by him.
unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
arbiter - person with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware
corroborate - confirm; support; strengthen