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matrimony - state of being married
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
pretext - excuse
jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
compatible - harmonious; in harmony with; able to exist together
paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac