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gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
monolithic - solidly uniform; unchangeable; unyielding; N. monolith: large block of stone
aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
drone - talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
expedite - hasten; make go faster
reverie - daydream; abstracted musing
bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery