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strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
gravity - seriousness; ADJ. grave
odoriferous - giving off an odor
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around