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a declaration or statement
assertion
clearness in thought or expression
clarity
convincing, reasonable
cogent
logically connected
coherent
condition of sticking together
cohesive
intended to instruct
didactic
verbal expression or exchange; conversation
discourse
the ability to speak vividly or persuasively
eloquence
to give special attention to something; to stress
emphasize
easily flowing
fluid
the act of suggestion or hinting
implication
easily understood; clear
lucid
the art of using language effectively and persuasively
rhetoric
a judge who decides a disputed issue
arbiter
prejudiced
biased
to free from guilt or blame
exculpate
not in favor of one side or the other
impartial
not able to be denied or disputed
incontrovertible
trustworthniess; completeness
integrity
treating facts without influence from personal feelings or prejudices
objectivity
expressing remorse for one's misdeeds
penitent
seemingly valid or acceptable; credible
plausible
support with proof or evidence; verified
substantiated
freed from blame
vindicated
treating people as inferior or weak
condescending
feeling hatred; scornful
contemptuous
exercising absolute power; tyrannical
despotic
domineering; oppressively overbearing
dictatorial
contempt, scorn; to regard with contempt; to look down on
disdain
arrogant; vainly proud
haughty
arrogantly domineering or overbearing
imperious
treating in a condescending manner
patronizing
intricate; complex
convuluted
difficult to comprehend
cryptic
having no useful purpose; pointless
futile
to slow the progress of
impede
relatively unknown; to conceal or make indistinct
obscure
a state of uncertainty or perplexity
quandary
lazy
indolent
uninteresting; unchallenging
insipid
laziness; dullness
torpor
removed or diassociated from
alienated
a union of two or more groups
alliance
inequality in age, rank, or degree; difference
disparity
submissive
servile
subdued; kept from being circulated
suppressed
to make beautiful by ornamentation; to decorate; to add to
embellish
describing flowery or elaborate speech
florid