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obtuse
despicable hateful low
contemptible
not sharp edged or pointed blunt
ideally
perfectly in theory
chronice
lasting a long time constant habitual
incomprehensible
impossible to understand obscure
impertinent
disrespectful, rude and impolite
bland
soothing mild dull
pessimistic
expecting things to turn out badly
malicious
harmbul mean spiteful
diligent
hardworking painstaking
gaudy
tastelessly cheap and showy
jovial
full of playful good humore, genial and jolly
extroverts
a person who is outgoing and interested in others
abhor
to feel hatred or disgust toward something to loathe
quota
an allotment a proportional share a maximum number
cingenality
compatibility, friendliness
dupe
person easily tricked
tycoon
powerful buisness person or industrialist
cynic
person who believes that people act only selfish motives
intimate
characterizing ones deepest nature very close association
implement
tool, instrument
surmount
to overcome, to rise above
adversary
an opponent
wrangle
noisy quarrel, brawl to win or obtain an arguement
homage
something done or given to show respect or honor
precedent
an act that serves as na example for later acts
acknowledge
to admit, to recognize the rights or authority of
objective
real, true concerned with realities and not thinking of the person
elude
to escape from or avoid
exploits
bold brilliant act, to use to full advantage
lax
loose or slack
evict
to force a person by law to leave a building the person has leased or rented
ostracize
to shut out or exclude
imcompatible
unable to agree or get along
solvent
able to meet financial obligations able to dissolve
subsequent
late coming after, following in time
formidable
hard to overcome or deal with
addicted
given up to a habit or compulsion
radical
fundamental or basic, someone holding radical views
defraud
to take or deprive of a right or property by deceit
jaunts
a short pleasent trip
apathy
lack of emotion or feeling
tantalizing
tempting, tormenting or teasing
inverse
inverted, reversed opposite
repast
a meal food eaten at a meal
cascade
a small, steep waterfall
ravenous
extremely hungry, predatory, greedy
pungent
sharply affectting the sense of taste or smell
induction
an act of enrolling or bringing someone into a group or of fomally placing in office
sage
very wise, an herb used to season food
buoyant
able to float, cheerful
incadscent
glowing with intense heat
benign
not harmful, gentle
murky
dark, gloomy
incessant
non stop
invigorating
giving vigor to
opaque
not letting light through
oppressive
tyrannical, hard to take
animated
filled with life
congruent
in agreement
passive
acted upon rahter than acting, yielding
abrasive
a substance used for grinding
reconcile
to bring together
denote
to be a sign of
somber
gloomy and sad
hindrance
an action, person or thing that impedes
turbulent
violently agitated
irreducible
not capable of being made samller
ultimate
last or final basic maximum
necessitated
to make something unavoidable
figurative
not literally true
intensive
marked by special effort dedicated
metaphors
figure of speech that contains an implied comparison
adage
an old saying
potency
power, strenght
authencity
genuine reliable,true
simile
figure of speech that compares two unlike things using like or as
cadence
a rhythmic flow or patter
allusion
an indirect reference
fallacies
a misleading or false idea mistaken
oratory
skillfule publie speaking
ovation
an entusiastic and prolonged applause
replica
a copy
encore
further performance given on demand
inotation
the rising and falling pitch of the voice
rostrum
a raised platform for public speaking
inventory
the stock of goods or merchandise on hand
soliloquy
a speech a character makes to himself or herself onstage that reveals his or her thoughts to the audience
tripod
a three legged stand for cameras
ingenuous
frank, straightfoward, simple
inaudible
unable to be heard
predominant
of first importance most frequent
mimic
one who imitates another
discretion
good judgement
hectic
very excited or confusing
panorama
an unlimted view in all directions
resourceful
capable of thinging of ways to do things
orthodox
adhering to accepted beliefes
nominal
in name only small
lavish
very generous in giving or spending