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aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
hackneyed - commonplace; trite
tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech
corrosive - eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce
affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning