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egotistical - egotistic; excessively self-centered(egocentric); self-important; conceited
dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
trajectory - path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement