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Adulation
praise or flattery that is excessive
Adore
anathema
an object of intense dislike; a curse or strong denunciation
anti them
avarice
a greedy desire, particularly for wealth
culpable
deserving blame, worthy or condemnation
egregious
conspicuous, standing out from the mass
greg stands out>in a bad way
equivocate
to speak or act in a way that allows for more than one interpretation
vocal
evanescent
vanishing, soon passing away
nebulous
cloudlike, resembling a cloud
nebula>clouds
novice
one who is just a beginner at some activity requiring skill and experience
penury
extreme poverty, barrenness
penury>poverty
pretentious
done for show
supposition
something that is assumed or taken for granted without conclusive evidence
supposed>assumed
accrue
to grow or accumulate over time, to happen as a natural result
accumulate
annotation
a critical or explanatory note or comment
a note
badlam
a state or scene of uproar and confusion
covert
hidden, disguised
cover
efficacious
effective, producing results
eff..
equanimity
calmness, composure
fortuitous
accidental, occuring by a happy chance
fortunately
imperious
overbearing, arrogant
imperial
procrastinate
to delay, put off until later
provocative
tending to produce a strong feeling or response
recondite
exceeding ordinary knowledge and understand
abstemious
moderate, sparing
censurable
serving blame or correction
anything that should be censored is censurable
corroborate
to confirm, make more certian
denizen
an inhabitant, resident
discursive
passing aimlessly from one place or subject to another, rambling, roving
florid
highly colored,reddich
floral
gauche
awkward, lacking in social graces
inculcate
to impress on the mind by repetition
pernicious
extremely harmful, deadly, fatal
nic
salient
leaping, jumping, or springing forth
specious
deceptive, apparently good, or valid
absolve
to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt
dissolve
clangor
a loud ringing sound, to make loud ringing noises
contiguous
side by side, touching, near
deleterious
harmful, injurious
should be deleted
enhance
to raise to a higher degree, to increase the value of
extenuating
to lessen the seriousness or magnitude of an offense by making partial excuses
incisive
sharp, keen, penetrating
ostentatious
marked by conspicuous or pretentious display
politic
prudent, shrewdly conceived and developed
sanctimonious
making a show of virtue or righteousness
winsome
charming, attractive, pleasing
"You win some"
abet
to encourage, assist, aid, or support
broach
to bring up or begin to talk about, to announce, introduce
approach
collate
to compare critically in order to note differences
colgate and dentin
disconsolate
deeply unhappy or dejected
encumber
to weight down or burden, to fill up, block up
engulf
foment
to promote trouble or rebellion
inauspicious
unfavorable, unlucky
prolific
abundantly productive, profuse
pro life
amenable
willing to follow advice or authority, tractable, submissive
a man is not
credulous
too ready to believe, easily decieved
expatiate
to expand on, write, or talk at length or in detail
expa..
extraneous
coming from the outside, foreign
extra
inception
the beginning, start, earliest stage of some process
conception
jejune
lacking in nutritive value, lacking in interest
obdurate
stubborn, unyielding
precocious
showing unusually early development
sententious
self-righteous, characterized by moralizing
supplicate
to beg earnestly and humbly
surfeit
an excess or overindulgence
surplus
turgid
swollen, bloated, filled to excess
brouhaha
a confused hodgepodge of sounds, hubbub
choleric
easily made angry, bad-tempered
cloy
to spoil or destory an appetite by too much indulgence
deference
courteous yielding to the wishes and ideas of another person
enigmatic
puzzling, perplexing, inexplicable
onus
something that is heavy or burdensome
onyx
profligate
given over to dissipation and self-indulgence
sartorial
of or pertaining to a tailor or his work