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vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
caldron - (cauldron) large kettle
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
menagerie - collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo