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chau·vin·ist /ˈSHōvənəst/ noun: chauvinist A person displaying aggressive or exaggerated patriotism. A person displaying excessive or prejudiced loyalty or support for a particular cause, group, or gender.


noun : per•si•flage (ˈpɜr səˌflɑʒ, ˈpɛər-) 1. Light and slightly contemptuous mockery or banter 2. A frivolous or flippant style of treating a subject  


noun: mag·pie 1. A person who collects indiscriminately or chatters. 2. A long-tailed crow with boldly marked (or green) plumage and a raucous voice.


noun: scape·goat. A person who is blamed for the wrongdoings, mistakes, or faults of others, especially for reasons of expediency. (In the Bible) a goat sent into the wilderness after the Jewish chief priest had symbolically...