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1.

meaning of bombastic (adjective)


pompous; wordy; turgid; inflated; exaggerated
example
the bombastic woman talks a lot about herself.
2.meaning of mettlesome (adjective)
courageous; brave; fearless
example
such an attitude required fresh springs of energy, and the effect - i was delighted to
sense it as i woke each day - was to make me more bouncy and mettlesome than i
had been for weeks.
3.meaning of obtrusive (adjective)
thrusting oneself or itself into undue prominence; invasive
example
but the waitresses in marshall and snelgrove had new uniforms, dark purple instead
of the old coffee-cream shade, and a different style of cap, more up to date and less
obtrusive.

4. Meaning of cynical (adjective)


sarcastic; doubting the sincerity of others; pessimistic
example
the conversation which follows is the last in the book, and the weakest, too, a
stagey means of imparting some crucial news for bellow to fulminate against all
that is rotten and cynical in american youth.
5. Meaning of depraved (adjective)
corrupt; degenerate; debauched
example
the depraved state of women in monogamy, associated as it is with private property
and capitalism, will according to him, be replaced when capitalism is overthrown.
6. Meaning of labyrinthine (adjective)
complicated; confusing; maze-like
example
she forced her mind through the labyrinthine sentences of jacques lacan and
jacques derrida until her eyes were bloodshot and her head ached.

7. Meaning of rueful (adjective)


regretful; mournful; pitiable
example
his head was bare and his smile was just a little rueful, as if he were uncertain of his
welcome.
She looked down at her new french muslin pajamas, the corners of her thin lips
turning up in a rueful smile, wondering if the whiskey stains would come out - and
deciding that they probably wouldn't.
8. Meaning of improvident (adjective)
wasteful; careless; not saving up for future needs
example
an improvident person may end up destitute in later life.
9. Meaning of sordid
filthy; base; vile; foul; dirty
example
the sordid gutters needed to be cleaned after the long, rainy autumn.
The criminals thought patterns were so sordid that he was not granted parole.
10. Meaning of quixotic (adjective)
foolishly idealistic; extravagantly chivalrous; impractical
example
he was popular with the ladies due to his quixotic charm.
She had a quixotic view of the world, believing that humans need never suffer.