Walrus

A large Arctic marine mammal related to seals and having long tusks, tough, wrinkled skin, and four flippers, Odobenus rosmarus.

Doyen

(obsolete) A commander in charge of ten men. The senior, or eldest male member of a group. (colloquial) A leading light, or exemplar of a particular practice or movement.

Parkerization

A form of rustproofing for steel surfaces.

Burble

A bubbling, gurgling sound, as of a creek.

Shamble

To walk while shuffling or dragging the feet.

Mien

Demeanor; facial expression or attitude, especially one which is intended by its bearer.

Vituperate

To revile, vilify, defame, go on about or mouth off about someone.

Immolate

Verb. To kill as a sacrifice. To destroy, especially by fire.

Turgid

Adjective. Distended beyond the natural state by some internal agent, especially fluid, or expansive force.

Bombastic

Adjective. Showy in speech and given to using flowery or elaborate terms; grandiloquent; pompous

Grandiloquent

Adjective. Given to using language in a showy way by using an excessive amount of difficult words to impress others; bombastic; turgid

Twaddle

Noun. Empty or silly idle talk or writing; nonsense, rubbish.

Emulate

Verb. (now rare) To attempt to equal or be the same as. To copy or imitate, especially a person.

Soliloquy

Noun. (drama) The act of a character speaking to themselves so as to reveal their thoughts to the audience.

Rastrum

Noun. A five-pointed writing implement used to draw parallel lines of a staff in sheet music.