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Bombast

Impressive but meaningless language

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Bona fide

In good faith

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Boor

A rude or impolite person

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Bovine

Pertaining to cows or cattle

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Bowdlerize

To remove offensive passages of a play, novel, etc

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Brevity

Briefness; short duration

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Bucolic

Pertaining to the countryside; rural; rustic

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Cajole

To coax, to persuade, to wheedle

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Callow

Young and inexperienced

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Carcinogen

Causing cancer

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Carnal

Sensual, sexual

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Carrion

Decaying flesh

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Cataclysm

A violent change

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Cataract

Large waterfall; abnormality of the eye

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Caveat

A warning