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welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism
query - inquiry; question; V.