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Ubiquitous
omnipresent
Ephemeral
living / lasting for a day
Discursive
Covering a wide field of subjects; rambling
Conflux
streams that run together
Vagary
erratic notion or action
Idiomatic
Peculiar to ar characteristic of a given language
Vicissitude
A change or variation
Berserk
unrestrained, derranged
Colossus
Something likened to a huge statue, as in size or importance
Genesis
Origin
Apothegm
A terse, witty instructive saying
Continuity
An uninterrupted succession or flow
Blatant
Unpleasently loud and noisy
Extenuate
To lesson the magnitude or seriousness of
Quixotic
impulsive
Deference
A leader of common people in ancient times
Hegemony
The predominant influence of a state over another
Chimera
a fire breathing female monster
Histrionic
Excessively dramatic
Facsimile
Anexact copy ot reproduction, as of a document
Tantamount
Equivalent
Apogee
The farthese or highest point
Ineluctable
inevitable
Clandestine
Kept or done in secret
Scintillate
to be animated & brilliant
Fiasco
A complete failure
Epitome
A brief summary
Coalescence
fusion
Oscillate
To waver between conflicting opinions
Taciturn
not spoken
Aversion
A fixed, intense dislike
Quietus
a final discharge, as of duty
Anecdote
A short account of an interesting or humorous incident
Stentorian
Extremely loud
Nascent
Coming into existence
Indigent
impoverished
Raucous
boisterous and disorderly
Alchemy
turning base metals into gold
Cozen
To mislead by means of petty trick or fraud; decieve
Decorous
exhibiting decorum
Parody
equivalent to intentional mockery
Judicious
Having sound judgment
Laconic
concise
Panacea
a cure-all
Nemesis
opponent who commot be beaten
Ebullience
Zestful enthusiasm
Corollary
A deduction or inference
Mercurial
quick changeable temperment
Immaculate
Impeccably clean; spotless
Gargantuan
Of immense size
Facetious
humorous
Gourmand
a gluttonous eater
Halcyon
Hence: Clam; quiet; peaceful; undisturbed; happy
Iridescent
brilliant in apperance
Mitigate
alleviate
Repartee
A swift, witty reply
Replete
Abundantly supplied
Kibitzer
one who gives meddlesome advice