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bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
annuity - yearly allowance
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
overthrow - topple; N.
maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize
supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded