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hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
mortician - undertaker; CF. death
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
indomitable - unconquerable; unyielding
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts