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circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array
dissection - analysis; cutting apart in order to examine