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inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
expound - explain
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
bilk - swindle; cheat
devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
larder - pantry; place where food is kept