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egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
blatant - extremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
antiquated - obsolete; old-fashioned; outdated
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
knoll - little round hill; hillock
amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
fiend - evil spirit; devil
vying - contending; CF. vie