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::: blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart
::: sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
::: saturate - soak thoroughly; imbue; impregnate; charge; fill to capacity
::: cession - yielding to another; ceding
::: irascible - irritable; easily angered
::: ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
::: atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
::: cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
::: embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
::: surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding