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bearing - deportment; connection
gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
proliferate - grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important
factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears