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hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
cordon - extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
menagerie - collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate