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cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
odorous - having an odor
missile - object to be thrown or projected