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vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
dyslexia - word blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)