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annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
incarnation - act of assuming a human body and human nature; one who personifies something; personification; Ex. previous incarnation/reincarnation
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
adversary - opponent; enemy