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magniloquent - boastful; pompous
peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)