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outmoded
no longer in fashion or current
outmoded concepts
cursory
hasty and without attention to detail
a cursory glance at the headlines
retard (v)
to delay
to retard the march of an army
exonerate (v)
to clear from accusation
exonerated death row prisoners
placidity
calmness
treachery
faithlessness; disloyalty
turmoil
a state of agitation or confusion
esoteric
exhibiting knowledge that's restricted to a small group
decry (v)
to show strong approval of
dissent (n.)
a difference of opinion
a public dissent
vociferous
relating to a vehement shouting or calling
vociferous cries of protest and outrage
cavalier (adj.)
proud, arrogant
sanguine
confident and optimistic
paradox (n.)
a statement that is seemingly contradictory and yet perhaps is true
innocuous (adj)
harmless
gaudy
a tasteless use of bright and clashing colors
buttress
to support or strengthen