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ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
terminology - terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
congeal - freeze; coagulate
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures