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concentric - having a common center
prowess - extraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle
bombastic - pompous; using inflated language
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
forebears - (forbears) ancestors
catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes