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jibe - agree; be in harmony with; gibe
mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile