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arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
belittle - disparage; depreciate
vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
cuisine - style of cooking; Ex. French cuisine
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall