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paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
guileless - without deceit
imbalance - lack of balance or symmetry; disproportion
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
reminiscence - recollection; V. reminisce: recollect the past
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
overweening - arrogant; presumptuous