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clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.