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protuberance - protrusion; swelling; bulge
gaudy - flashy; showy
conducive - helpful; contributive; V. conduce; Ex. conduce to/towards
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
espionage - spying
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
martial - warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law