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::: sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
::: insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
::: arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
::: concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
::: nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
::: embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
::: adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
::: effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
::: estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
::: circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)