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inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
portly - stout; corpulent
jocose - given to(having a tendency of) joking
demotic - of or pertaining to the people
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line
bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot