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ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
virtuoso - highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify