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anomalous
irregular
auspicious
favoring success
urbane
suave, elegant
imperious
domineering
disparaging
belittle
stringent
severe, rigid
callous
hardened, unfeeling
inordinate
unrestrained, excessive
unassailable
not open to attack or question
untenable
indefensible
salubrious
promoting good health
copious
plentiful
deluge
flood, rush
acrimonious
bitter in words or manner
didactic
teaching, instructional
antiquarianism
dealing with antiques
assiduous
marked by careful attention and persistent application
enamored
in love
agoraphobic
fear of being in embarassing situations
fickle
changeable, faithless
swarthy
dark, dusty
cloister
monestary or convent
arboretum
place where plantes are studied for educational purposes
abstruse
obscure, difficult to understand
discursive
rambling
rancor
hatred
timorous
fearful
redoubtable
causing fear or alarm
venerate
to honor
renege
go back on a promise
profundity
profound or deep
recant
to withdraw
protract
delay, or defer
propogate
pass along to offspring
ignomious
dishonorable
magnamious
lofty courageous spirit
eurdition
extensive knowledge
capricious
unpredictable
indiosyncrasy
individual knowledge
expurgate
cleanse of something offensive
candor
brillance
enigma
obscure
conglomerate
made of various sources
lugubrious
mournful
inane
empty, insubstantial
dilatory
to cause delay
dessicate
to dry up
inundate
to overflow
desultory
marked by lack of plan
peripatetic
pedestrien
insouciance
lighthearted, unconcern
renegade
deserter of one faith
avarice
greediness
craven
fainthearted
temerity
reckless
culpability
guilty, criminal
disputatious
controversial
caustic
burning, corrosive, bitter
pretentious
allegation of doubtful vaule
syncophant
servile flatterer
congent
having power to constrain or compel
specious
showy, flase look of truth
brunt
principal force, burden
preponderance
majority
interminable
seem to have no end
austere
stern
contrivance
artificial
hedonisim
pleasure or happiness is chief good in life
pristine
original
soporific
to cause sleep
moribund
approaching dying
truculent
feeling or displaying ferocity
concilatory
to gain by pleasing acts
sanctum
sacred place
coterie
intimate and exclusive group of people
autocrat
monarch with unlimited power
harbringer
pioneer, precursor
fervent
hot, glowing
acquiesce
to accept or comply
founder
to collapse, or submerge
prodigal
lavish, wasteful
miser
extremely stingy with money
recidivist
habitual criminal, relapses
litigant
engaged in a lawsuit
recreant
crying for mercy, coward, unfaithful
proselyte
new convert to a faith
mendicant
beggar
pragmatist
practical approach to problem
insipid
tasteless, dull
indigent
impoverished, deficient
prolix
wordy, drawn out
terse
polished, short
florid
ornate
titular
existing in title only
abeyance
tempoary inactivity
abnegation
self-denial, denial
overt
open to view, obvious
pertinacious
stubborn
curtail
shorten
rescind
remove, take away
promulgate
proclaim
dissent
differ in opinion
congenial
have same nature, disposition, and taste
supercilious
really proud
fastidious
scornful, having high standards
cantankerous
difficul to deal with
chary
cautious, hesitent
nonchalant
easy, unconern, indifferent
aberration
straying from right or normal way
senility
state of old age
pugnacious
quarrelsome, combative
repugnant
incompatible, inconsistent
conducive
to promote, or assist
iconoclastic
attack beliefs or institutions
forestall
obstruct, prevent
galvanize
stimulate or excite
irreverent
lacking proper respect or seriousness
recast
remodel, refashion
unequivolocal
clear, unquestionable