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advert - refer
elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
infantile - childish; infantlike
swindler - cheater
decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art