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anomalous
abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
aspersion
a damaging or derogatory statement, the act of slandering or defaming
bizarre
extremely strange, unusual, atypical
brusque
abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
cajole
to coax, persuade through flattery
castigate
to punish severly, to criticize severely
contrive
to plan with ingenuity, to bring about sa the result of a scheme or plan
demagogue
a leader who exploits popular prejudices in order to gain favor
diabuse
to free from deception or error, set right
ennui
weariness, from lack of interest, boredom
fetter
a chain or shackle, anythign that confines or restrains
heinous
very wicket, offensive, hateful
immutable
not subject to change, constant
insurgent
one who rebels or rises againt authority, rising in revolt
megalomania
a delusion marked bya feeling of power, wealth, talent, ect. far in excess of reality
sinecure
a position requiring little or no work, an easy job
surreptitious
stealthy, sercret, intented to escabe observation
transgress
to go beyond a limit or boudary, to sin, violate a law
transmute
to change from one nature, substance, or form to another
vicarious
performed, suffered, or otherwise experienced by one person in place of another