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culpable
adj - deserving blame
cursory
adj - hasty; superficial; not thorough
extemporize
verb - to speak or perform without preparation
grandiose
adj - 1 derog exaggeratedly impressive or imposing, especially on a ridiculously large scale. 2 splendid; magnificent; impressive
insipid
adj - having little or no interest or liveliness; boring
interpolate (into)
verb - 1 to add (words) to a book or manuscript, especially in order to make the text misleading or corrupt. 2 to alter (a text) in this way. 3 to interrupt a conversation, a person speaking, etc with (a remark or comment)
melodramatic
adj - excessively emotional, sensational
promulgate
verb - 1 to make (a decree, etc) effective by means of an official public announcement. 2 to publicize or promote (an idea, theory, etc) widely
prosaic
adj - 1 unpoetic; unimaginative. 2 dull, ordinary and uninteresting
prosy
adj - said of speech or writing: 1 prose-like. 2 dull and tedious
retrospect
n - a review, survey, or contemplation of things in the past
revile
verb - to abuse or criticize someone or something bitterly or scornfully
stereotyped
adj - said of opinions, etc: fixed, unchangeable; conventionalized, conforming to a stock image or cliche
subservient (to)
adj - ready or eager to submit to the wishes of others, often excessively so
tryst
noun - an arrangement to meet someone, especially a lover
ubiquitous
adj - existing, found or seeming to be found everywhere at the same time; omnipresent