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ornate and overly complicated in wording and general style
Florid
anger at being let down; a feeling of vexation or humiliation due to disappointment about something
Chagrin
to make somebody less angry, upset, or hostile, usually by doing or saying things to please him or her.
Placate
energetic and unflagging enthusiasm, especially for a cause or idea.
Zeal
lacking energy, enthusiasm, or competence
Flaccid
insignificant or unimportant
Paltry
in state resembling trance
Catatonic
tending to complain; whining
Querulous
in a state of anger
Apoplexy
to strive for superiority or compete with somebody or something
Vie
to agree or comply with something in a passive or reserved way
Acquiesce
a ghost
Wraith
sexually indiscriminate; choosing without discriminating; confusedly mixed; random.
Promiscuous
lacking energy, interest, or the unwillingness to make an effort.
Listless
to glorify or exalt somebody or something
Apotheosize
extremely distinguished and deservedly famous.
Illustrious
lack of enthusiasm or energy; inability to feel normal or passionate human feelings or to respond emotionally.
Apathy
an ornament or decoration for something.
Garnish
full of solemn splendor and dignity
august
somewhat salty, especially from being a mixture of fresh and salty water.
Brackish