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fatuous - smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail