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Rococo
extravagantly ornamented
Slovenly
untidy
Antipathy
strong dislike
Cite
name; mention
Dilemma
perplexing situation
Etymology
science of word origins
Inhibit
restrain
Murky
dark; gloomy
Piebald
of various colors
Roster
list of names
Solicitous
anxious
Antithesis
contrast
Clandestine
secret
Dilettante
amateur; dabbler
Eulogy
praise
Ingratiate
work oneself into another's good graces
Myopic
nearsighted
Pilfer
steal
Rostrum
public platform or pulpit
Somatic
physical
Apathy
indifference
Clarion
trumpet; sound of trumpet
Dirge
funeral song
Euphemism
mild expression of an offensive fact
Inimical
hostile
Myriad
innumerable
Piquant
seasoned; racy; lively
Rotund
round
Somnolent
sleepy
Apocryphal
of dubious origin; fictitious
Cleavage
division
Discord
disagreement; lacking in harmony
Euphony
pleasing sound of words
Innuendo
insinuation
Pique
wounded pride; vexation
Rubicund
rosy
Somber
melancholy; depressing
Apostate
a renegade; one who deserts his principals
Clemency
mercy
Discerning
having keen insight
Evanescent
fleeting; vanishing
Iniquitous
wicked
Pithy
meaningful; terse
Rudimentary
basic, fundamental
Sophisticated
wordly-wise
Cliche
a commonplace phrase
Discomfiture
disappointment; embarrassment
Exacerbate
embitter; aggravate
Innocuous
harmless
Placate
appease, conciliate