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braggadocio
1. boastful or arrogant behavior 2. a braggart
bunk
foolish, untrue talk; nonsense
bedlam
a scene or state of wild uproar and confusion.
blowhard
an exceptionally boastful and talkative person.
billingsgate
coarsely or vulgarly abusive language.
malapropism
misusing similar-sounding words ridiculously
moxie
force of character, determination, or nerve
husbandry
agriculture; management of resources.
spoonerism
the transposition of initial or other sounds of words, usually by accident
nonstarter
a person or animal that fails to take part in a race; a person, plan, or idea that has no chance of succeeding
fubar
not working; completely damaged
pelagianism
pertaining to the denial of original sin and predestination, in defense of innate human goodness and free will
claptrap
pretentious but insincere or empty language
coxcomb
a vain and conceited man; a dandy.
dearth
an inadequate supply; scarcity; lack
fop
One whose ambition it is to gain admiration by showy dress
foppery
The behavior of a person whose ambition it is to gain admiration by showy dress
grist
corn ground at one time; as much grain as is carried to the mill at one time.
stave
a vertical wooden post in a structure; a verse or stanza of a poem.
crockery
plates, dishes or cups, especially ones made of earthenware.
ken
one's range of knowledge or sight
wont
one's customary behavior in a particular situation
maw
the mouth, throat, or gullet of an animal, especially a carnivorous mammal.
short shrift
rapid and unsympathetic dismissal; curt treatment
hobson's choice
A choice without an alternative
inkhorn term
obscure vocabulary borrowed from Latin or Greek.
harrumph
clear the throat noisily; to offer brief critical comments
goad
An animal prod; to prod, incite or provoke
stime
a moist, soft, and slippery substance, typically regarded as repulsive; to cover with slime
soothsayer
a fortune teller, prophet