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bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
decapitate - behead
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race