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ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
constitution - constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions
dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
bilk - swindle; cheat
pandemonium - wild tumult(commotion); wild noisy disorder; CF. Paradise Lost
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter