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shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
denomination - religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic
pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
miserly - stingy; mean
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
exculpate - clear from blame or guilt
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic