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bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
brawl - noisy quarrel
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
metropolis - large city
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things