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conventional
based on accepted practice, customary
undermine
to hurt, weaken, or destroy
dismissive
rejecting someone's ideas or worth
aesthetic
relating to what is beautiful
objective
based on facts rather than personal feelings
reconcile
to adjust the differences between things, to reach an agreement
speculative
cannot be confirmed
accessible
approachable
decorum
correct behavior, proper etiquette
impulsive
tending to act on impule and without thought
deride
to laught at something ridiculous
suppress
to stop something from rising or coming out by holding it down
complacent
overly pleased with an accomplishment, self satisfied
reverent
deeply honory or respectful and so not joking around
disparage
to insult or put down
relevant
relating to the subject at hand
prudent
careful; cautious, having good judgment
refute
to prove wrong or false
inevitable
certain to happen, unavoidable
innocuous
harmless; not dangerous at all
convey
to reveal, to communicate
profound
wise, deep
ironic
a statement or situation that conveys a second meaning at odds with the apparent meaning
ambivalent
undecided, feeling positively and negatively towards something
pragmatic
gettign things done in an effective way; practical
innovative
new;revolutionary
rational
based on reason rather than emotions
abstract
based on general ideas, not solid or concrete
distinct
different, clear
felicitous
especially appropriate, pleasing
diverse
varying, something composed of distinct or unlike elements or qualities
trivial
unimportant, insignificant
discern
to notice, to see clearly
enhance
to strengthen, to improve
redundant
extra, so not needed
tempered
mild, not severe or extreme
dubious
doubtful
depict
to represent in words or pictures
compelling
to arouse and irresistible feeling, forceful, engaging
indifferent
not caring about something
embellish
to decorate, to make beautiful
supplant
to replace as better
fabricate
to make or devise something, to make up an elaborate story
plausible
believable, likely
parallel
something equivalent
eradicate
to wipe out
dominant
having great or complete power or influence over someone or something
deleterious
harmful
discord
disagreement, disharmony