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vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
bludgeon - club; heavy-headed weapon; V.
petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything