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coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
effeminate - having womanly traits
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply