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baneful (adj.)
Causing harm or ruin,
destructive
baleful (adj.)
Ominous, sinister
indicating that
something
evil will happen
cabal (noun)
A number of persons
secretly united for carrying
out some private purpose
by means of intrigue
captious (adj.)
Inclined to find tivial
fault with someone or
something
chicanery (noun)
Deception, trickery,
subterfuge
elegy (noun)
A poem or song
composed in order to
mourn someone who
has died; usually
melancholy.
eulogy (noun)
A tribute or praise usually
given in public and often
concerning someone who
has recently died.
fatuous (adj.)
Idiotic, stupid
facetious (adj.)
Humorous, funny, joking
fractious
Inclined to make
trouble, unruly.
garrulous (adj.)
Someone who is very
talkative, who is tiresome
because they talk too much.
gregarious (adj.)
Sociable, one who seeks
out and enjoys the
company of others.
factious (adj.)
Tubulent, characterized
by internal disagreement.
impermeable (adj.)
Impossible to penetrate,
doesn't permit passage
implicit (adj.)
Something that is
not said outright but
that is implied.
immutable (adj.)
Something that
doesn't change.
impudent (adj.)
Offensively bold,
impertinent.
ieffable (adj.)
Indescribable, incapable
of being expressed.
insurperable (adj.)
Invincible
inscrutable (adj.)
Diffiuclt to understand.
altruism (noun)
Unselfish concern for
another's welfare.
inanae (adj.)
Silly
tremulous (adj.)
Characterized by quivering,
or acting in an unsteady,
fearful manner.
errant (adj.)
Roving or wandering,
as in search of adventure
or an opportunity to do
gallant deeds.
punctilious (adj.)
Strictly observing rules,
laws or customs,
meticulous.
quixotic (adj.)
Idealistic without
regard to realty.
rapacious (adj.)
Greedy, ravenous
restive (adj.)
Someone who is uneasy
when delayed, or
criticized, or restricted.
secular (adj.)
Worldly, not
religious or spiritual.
sedulous (adj.)
Determined, persevering,
one who keeps on trying.
tractable (adj.)
Easily managed,
controlled;
someone who is easy
to govern
travesty (adj.)
An exaggerated imitation,
a grotesque imitation.
trenchant (adj.)
Forceful, vigorous effective.
ubiquitous (adj.)
Being or seeimg to be
everywhere at the
same time, omnipresent.
eschew (verb)
To keep clear of,
to avoid, to shun.
verdant (adj.)
Green with vegetation.
temerity (noun)
Recklessness, foolish
disregard of danger.
tenuous (adj.)
Having little substance,
flimsy.
timorous (adj.)
Full of apprehension,
fear.
trepidation (noun)
Nervous uncertainty,
a nervous feeling.
exol (verb)
To praise highly.
vilify (verb)
To make vicious,
defamatory statements
about someone.
effete (adj.)
Exhausted, weakened,
without any energy or force.
insouciant (adj.)
Carefree, lack of concern.
feckless (adj.)
Feeble, ineffective,
lacking purpose.
feign (verb)
To pretend that you
are doing something.
fetid (adj.)
Having an offensive odor.
vivacious (adj.)
Full of life and energy,
lively.
benign (adj.)
Kind, gentle, mild.
innocuous (adj.)
Harmless
iconoclast (noun)
One who attacks and
seeks to overthrown
tradition or popular ideas.
mendacity (noun)
Dishonesty
maudlin (adj.)
Overly sentimental, sad in
an exaggerated fashion,
going overboard with
sentiment.
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Pont Du Gard
100 BCE France
.
SUNDAY AFTERNOON
IN THE PARK
Seurate, 1885 CE
.
Carolingian manuscript
called
UTRACHT PSALTER
830 CE
.
MR. & MRS. ANDREWS
Gaynesborough
1759 C.E.
.
LIGHT SCULTPURE
Dan Flavin
1968 C.E.
.
SAINT MICHAEL'S CHURCH
West Germany, 1015 C.E.
.
THE PRODIGAL SON
Rembrandt, 1665 C.E.
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