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opulence - extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance; ADJ. opulent: possessing great wealth; abundant
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
boor - rude, insensitive person
xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe