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ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
championship - position of champion; defense or support; competition held to determine a champion
minatory - menacing; threatening
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout