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redundant
adj) extra, excess, more than is needed, wordy
politic
adj) prudent; shrewdly concieved and developed
paragon
n) a model of excellence or perfection
cupidity
n) an eager desire for somthing; greed
paraphrase
v) to restate in other words
n) a statement that presents a given idea in new language
clangor
n) a loud ringing sound
v) to make a loud ringing noise
extenuate
v) to lessen the seriousness or or magnitude or and offense by making partial excuses
contiguous
adj) side by side, touching
prosaic
adj) dull, ordinary, lacking in distinction and originalty
exude
v) to ooze out; to discharge through pores; to emanate
scintillating
adj) part. sparkling, twinkling, exceptionally brilliant
caricature
n) a representation (drawing) in which the subject's characteristic features are deliberatley exaggerated
deleterious
adj) harmful, injurious
absolve
v) to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt
enhance
v) to raise to a higher degree, to increase the value or desirability of
implicit
adj) implied or understood though unexpressed, without doubts or reservations; unquestioning
enthrall
v) to enslave; to imprison; to captivate, charm, hold spellbound
winsome
adj) charming, attractive, pleasing (often suggesting a child-like charm or innoncence)
sanctimonious
adj) making a show of virtue or righteousness; hypocritically moralistic or pious
incisive
adj) sharp keen, penetrating