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::: grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
::: willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
::: paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
::: myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
::: whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
::: mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
::: allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
::: civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
::: commensurate - equal in extent; of the same size
::: postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem