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quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
draft - first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
corpuscle - red or white cell in the blood
delta - flat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river