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eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
debonair - (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting