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panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
antiseptic - substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
horde - crowd; swarm
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
serrated - having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf
bifurcated - divided into two branches; forked
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)