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bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
prowess - extraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
statute - law enacted by the legislature
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.