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sentimental
influenced by tender feelings; emotional (to extreme); affecting the emotions
inevitable
incapable of being avoided or evaded: bound to happen
pretentious
making unjustified claims; making demands on one's ability or means: ambigitous; showy (puts on appearance); showy
verbose
wordy; using more words than are needed
eloquent
having or showing clear and forceful expression; expressive; clearly showing some feeling or meaning
aptly
well-adapted; suitable; lickly; quick to learn; appropriately
stoically
not affected by passion or feeling; showing indifference to pain
graniloquent
pompous eloquence; full of oneself, arrogant
valedictory
bidding farewell
exorbitant
exceeding what is usual or proper
wreaked
exacted as a punishment: inflicted; to give free scope or rein to; bring about, cause
compensate
to be equilvalent to: make up for; pay, remunerate
prestigious
standing or estimation in the eyes of people: reputation; honorable
abundance
more than enough; amply sufficienet
quiescent
being at rest: quiet; peaceful, calm, tranquil
garrulous
talkative, wordy
congregated
assemble
wholesome
promoting mental, spiritual, or bodily health or well-being; sound in body, mind or morals; helthy; prudent
slutary
helth-giving; beneficial
contemplative
intend; view or consider with continued attntion; reflective
periphery
boundary; border area
urban
characteristic of or consituting a city
summetrical
arranged by regularity and BALANCED proportions; correspondence on opposite sides of a diving line or center
masquerade
social gathering or persons wearing masks; costume; disguise, hide, cover
instigate
to goad or urge forward: provoke, incite, cause, encourage