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::: ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
::: geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
::: laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
::: shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
::: splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
::: prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
::: onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
::: oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
::: anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
::: fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire