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  1. class, type
    ilk:


    family, class, or kind: he and all his ilk.


    Ex. 


    Taking it all in all, this picture is better than themajority of its ilk .


    In theater, their ilk  has long been presented asthe opposite of suburban   conformity.


    Hipsters of the Williamsburg ilk.


    Extremists of any ilk  are not interested inanother opinion.
  2. fake, ungenuine
    smarmy:


    excessively or unctuously flattering, ingratiating, servile, etc.: theemcee with the smarmy welcome.

    Urbandict: very insincere, two-faced, ungenuine, and self-centered. arrogant and smug while pretending to be innocent.

    Ex. 


    The smarmy man put on a fake smile and fake enthusiasm and went out to greet his fans.
  3. to be proud
    preen:


    to pride (oneself) on an achievement, personal quality, etc.: Hepreened himself on having been graduated with honors.


    Ex.



    When he pitches, he goes about his businesswithout preening  or fist-pumping and takes hissuccesses and failures in stride.


    Even his occasional self-mockery is a form ofpreening .
  4. right away; without warning
    summarily:


    1.in a prompt or direct manner; immediately; straightaway.


    2.without notice; precipitately: to be dismissed summarily from one's job.


    Ex.


    Instead, he winds up washing dishes, only to besummarily  fired by his walrus boss.


    Science is not substantiated by opposing viewsbeing summarily  dismissed as quackery.



    The villagers themselves are summarily dismissed as an animal pack, in the film's onebig weakness.
  5. wide, vast, hollow
    cavernous:

    Resembling a cavern, as in depth, vastness, or effect: acavernous hole; cavernous echoes.

    Ex.


    She had a cavernous cooch.


    The hotel has a rustic alpine interior design withexposed wooden walls and a large fireplace inthe cavernous  lobby.


    The large, cavernous  room in the rear serves asthe setting for live entertainment.

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