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herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
flaunt - display ostentatiously; Ex. ``Honey, if you've got it, flaunt it !''
truncate - cut the top off; shorten
earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
opulence - extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance; ADJ. opulent: possessing great wealth; abundant
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.