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gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
cascade - small waterfall
addendum - addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart
improvise - compose on the spur of the moment
natty - neatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser
liquidate - settle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish