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implication - something hinted at or suggested; implying; implicating
urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
cache - hiding place; V.
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
vie - contend; compete