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bombastic - pompous; using inflated language
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
disclaim - disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer