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rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
magniloquent - boastful; pompous