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flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
insuperable - insurmountable; unbeatable; Ex. insuperable difficulties
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated