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Impressive but meaningless language

Bombast

1

In good faith

Bona fide

2

A rude or impolite person

Boor

3

Pertaining to cows or cattle

Bovine

4

To remove offensive passages of a play, novel, etc.

Bowdlerize

5

Briefness; short duration

Brevity

6

Pertaining to the countryside; rural, rustic

Bucolic

7

To coax, to persuade, to wheedle

Cajole

8

Young and inexperienced

Callow

9

Causing cancer

Carcinogen

10

Sensual, sexual

Carnal

11

Decaying flesh

Carrion

12

A violent change

Cataclysm

13

Large waterfall; abnormality of the eye

Cataract

14

A warning

Caveat