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smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
minatory - menacing; threatening
gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
saline - salty
generic - characteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus
blandishment - flattery
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness