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::: fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
::: compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
::: poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
::: recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part
::: refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
::: reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
::: clapper - striker (tongue) of a bell
::: vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
::: opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
::: earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal