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disheveled
unkempt in appearance
oppresive
unreasonably burdensome or severe
superfluos
(over) (flow)
exceeding what is sufficient or necessary
garrulous
wordy, rambly, given to excessive talk
defunct
extinct; not functioning
proprietary
having exclusive rights to something
malevolent
(bad) (tend)
exhibiting ill will
CONTRAST- belevolant
ineffable
incapable of being expressed in words
turgid
swollen(anatomy) embellished (lit)
unscrupulous
lacking in morals or ethics
fortuitous
(luck, chance)
happening by chance
debauch
to corrupt
meretricious
tawdry but attractive
vacuous
empty; lacking intelligence
sensuous
relating to the senses
redolent
exuding fragrance
jovial
marked by great humor
sommambulant
(sleep) (walk)
sleepwalking
levity
(to alleviate)
lightness of manner or speech
CONTRAST- gravity
languid
exhausted; weak
vitality
(life)
full of life; energy
nebulous
(cloud of gas)
lacking clarity
notoriety
fame, usually for something negative
harrow
to cause distress
juxtapose
to place side by side
irreverant
(not) (respectful)
lacking honor or respect
portentous
(omen)
fortelling something grave or serious
extemporize
(out of) (time)
to speak or do something in the spur of the moment
epigram
(on, or upon) (write)
short, witty poem or saying
feign
to give a false appearance of.
innuendo
suggestion; hint
complacent
(with) (place)
self-satisfying and contented to a fault
aesthetic
pertaining to beauty especially as a manner of judging. CONTRAST-moral
benediction
(good) (speech)
blessing
CONTRAST-molediction
incredulous
(not) (believe)
skeptical, unbelieving