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::: transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
::: bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
::: concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
::: inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
::: dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
::: herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
::: bestow - confer
::: insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
::: crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
::: stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises