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abortive
unsuccessful, born prematurely, rudimentary
adage
traditional saying, proverb
assiduous
constant, perservering
brusque
abrupt, blunt, rough
caliber
diameter of a circular section or gun, degree of competence, excellence or quality
ensconced
settled securely or snugly, hid
epitome
summary, person or thing possessing a high decree of the features of a whole class
excruciating
extremely painful, distressing, torturing
flair
natural talent, smartness of style, keen perception
inadvertent
unintentional
inanimate
lifeless, dull
innocuous
harmless, not likeley to offend, pallid
insipid
without interesing qualities, bland
noxious
harmful to health, morally harmful
meticulous
precise, finicky and fussy
raucous
harsh, strident; rowdy, disorderly
redundant
superfluous, repetitive in expression
ubiquitous
existing everywhere, omnipresent
vagaries
unpredictable actions, occurances, instances; whimsical ideas and actions
voracious
craving and consuming large quantities of food; exceedingly eager or avid