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sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid
protuberance - protrusion; swelling; bulge
factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
slither - slip or slide
alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting