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sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
linguistic - pertaining to language
rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply