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riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
perspicacious - (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism
upshot - outcome; final result