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- adjective
*1 : containing more words than necessary :
wordy; also : impaired by wordiness
2 : given to wordiness
verbose
• \ver-BOHSS\
noun
1 : an explanation of controlling principles of opinion, belief, practice, or phenomena
2 : an underlying reason
rationale
ra•tio•nale
1 : to deceive by underhanded methods
: dupe, hoodwink
2 : to confuse, frustrate, or throw off
thoroughly or completely
bamboozle
• \bam-BOO-zul\
- adjective
: of, relating to, or characterized by play : playful
ludic
• \LOO-dik\
-the quality or state of being faithful
-the degree in which an electronic device accurately reproduces its effect
FIDELITY
• noun
*1 : a child's toy having a whirling motion
2 : merry-go-round
3 a : one that continuously whirls, moves, or changes
b : a whirling or circling course (as of events)
whirligig
\WER-lih-ghig
• adjective
1 : tight, constricted
*2 : marked by rigor, strictness, or severity
specially with regard to rule or standard
3 : marked by money scarcity and credit strictness
stringent
• \STRIN-junt\
• adjective
: flagrantly wicked or impious : evil
nefarious
• \nih-FAIR-ee-us
• adjective
*1 : including a multitude of individuals : populous
2 : existing in a great multitude
3 : existing in or consisting of innumerable elements or aspects
multitudinous
• \mul-tuh-TOO-dih-nus\
-frenzied, frantic
FRENETIC
free for all, brawl
-a usually public quarrel or dispute
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DONNYBROOK
-strange or clumsy in shape
or appearance; outlandish
-lacking in polish or grace; rugged
-awkward, uncultivated in appearance, manner, or behavior.
UNCOUTH
- to hem in
- -to make circuit
- -to manage to get around especially by ingenuity or strategies
CIRCUMVENT