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pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
constituent - supporter; voter; member of a constituency; component
congeal - freeze; coagulate
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
compost - mixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition