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steatopygia
(noun) excessive fatness of the buttocks
circumjacent
(adj) surrounding, lying around
peroration
(noun) the conclusion of a speech in which previous points are recapitulated and emphasized
ménage
(noun) the persons of a household
proclivity
(noun) the tendency or the liking to do something
officiant
(noun) a person who presides over or performs a religious rite or ceremony
con (or conn)
(nautical) 1. (verb) to direct the steering of a vessel; (noun) the place where one steers
poltroon
(noun) an abject coward
cove 1
(noun) a small sheltered bay
cove 2
(noun) (chiefly Brit.) a fellow
cantonment
(noun) 1. temporary billets for troops; 2. a permanent military camp in India
dragoon
(noun) a mounted infantryman; (verb) to coerce
hussar
(noun) a member of a European light calvalry regiment
besom
(noun) a broom made from a bundle of twigs
humbug
(noun) 1. nonsense; 2. a deceptive person; an imposter
miscreant
(noun) 1. a wrongdoer; 2. (archaic) a heretic
discomfiture
(noun) a state of feeling unease and embarrassment
vituperate
(verb) to revile or berate abusively; censure; vilify
accolade
(noun) 1. the gesture confering knighthood; 2. an honor; 3. strong approval; acclaim
malversation
(noun) corruption by one in public office or a position of trust