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alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance
inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
rendition - rendering; translation; artistic interpretation of a song, etc
slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous