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epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
tawny - brownish yellow
audacious - daring; bold; N. audacity
compulsive - resulting from compulsion
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
cohere - stick together
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)