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adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position
transparent - permitting light to pass through freely; easily detected; obvious; clear; Ex. transparent lie
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
trifle - something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise