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fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
callus - area of thick hard skin
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint