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poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
inamorata - woman whom a man loves
uninhibited - having no inhibitions; free in behavior and feelings
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
invincible - unconquerable