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myopic
a narrow view of something, not able to discern, shortsighted
boisterous
rowdy, rough, and stormy
demented
insane
arboreal
relating to a tree or the inhabiting of a tree
begrudge
to give reluctantly, to envy a possession or one's enjoyment
eon
a long period of time
querulous
constantly complaining, whining
barbarism
the incorrect usage of words or forms of language
fitful
irregular
neologism
a newly coined word or phrase or new use of a word. (often disaproved of)
loquacious
very talkative
coquette
a woman who flirts with men without sincere affection
salutary
promoting good health or beneficial effects
hermatic
airtight
harmonious
showing accord, melodious
improvidence
not providing for the future, not thrifty
garner
gather together,store up
dissipation
spend foolishly, squander
befuddled
confused
egregious
very bad, shocking, conspicuously bad
tantamount
equivalent in value or significance
indomitable
incapable of being conquered
perjury
lying under oath
determinate
decisively settle
palette
board on which a painter mixes paint
censorious
critical
elipsis
ommission of words that are understood but would make a sentence gramatically correct
degeneration
a state of decline
scrupulous
very principled,very careful and conscientous, punctilious
latent
not visible, dormant
embed
to enclose firmly in some mass

equanimity
calm temper, even disposition
champion
to defend or support
abrogate
abolish
intransigent
refusing to compromise
expurgate
remove obscene or objevtable material usually before publication
aloof
apart, indifferent
inundate
flood,overflow
legacy
a gift of will
balm
a soothing substance or one that gives relief
methodical
proceeding in a or systematic order
pare
to reduce or lessen
rabid
raging,furious, fanatical
pernicious
very destructive or harmful, deadly
circuitous
indirect, roundabout
metaphorically
nonliteral comparison
impel
to urge or drive foward-usually with moral pressure
accord
agreement, state of harmony
flamboyant
ornate,elaborate, colorful
commensurate
equal