sentence- The giants had many supporting aficionados at their stadium when they won.
Browbeat- to intimidate by overbearing looks or words; bully
sentence- The boys browbeat him into agreeing.
Commensurate- having the same measure; of equal extent or duration
sentence- I was hired at a position commensurate to my ability.
Diaphanous- very sheer and light
sentence- The curtains we have are very diaphanous.
Emolument- profit, salary, or fees from office or employment; compensation for services
sentence- Tips are an emolument in addition to wages.
Foray- a quick, sudden attack
sentence- The defenders made a foray outside the walls.
Genre- a class or category of artistic endeavor having a particular form, content, technique
sentence- I enjoy the genre of epic poetry.
Homily- an inspirational saying or cliche
sentence- A homily used today is "Just do it".
Immure- to shut in; seclude or confine
sentence- When I got in a fight with my mom I immured myself in my room.
Insouciant- free from concern, worry, or anxiety; carefree; nonchalant
sentence- On the last day of school my mood was insouciant from school.
Matrix- something that constitutes the place or point from which something else originates, takes form, or develops
sentence- The Greco-Roman world was the matrix for western civilization.
Obsequies- a funeral rite or ceremony
sentence- You're supposed to wear black when attending obsequies.
Panache- a grand or flamboyant manner; style; flair
sentence- The actress must have had panache in the audition.
Persona- a person's perceived or evident personality, as that of a well known official
sentence- Her persona, fashioned over three decades of self portraits.
Philippic- any speech or discourse of bitter denunciation
sentence- During the debate the presidential candidate used a scathing philippic in his advantage.
Prurient- having, inclined to have, or characterized by lascivious or lustful thoughts, desires
sentence- The boy had a prurient curiosity in the universe.
Sacrosanct- not to be entered or trespassed upon
sentence- She considered her home office sacrosanct.
Systemic- of or pertaining to a system
sentence- Systemic efficiency of the energy supply is of more concern than actual energy use.
Tendentious- having or showing a definite tendency
sentence- In supporting a cause his reports were tendentious in helping.
Vicissitude- a change or variation occurring in the course of something
sentence- given the vicissitudes in life my future can change at any time.