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witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
extrapolation - projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
nebula - diffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas; galaxy
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
archaic - antiquated; no longer used; belonging to the past; N.
consanguineous - (consanguine) having a common ancestor
commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp