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anguish
n. great mental suffering or physical pain. -v. to suffer intense sorrow or pain
annihilation
n. the act or result of destroying completely
eloquent
adj. characterized by forceful and persuasive expression

2. movingly expressive
ferocity
n. 1. fierceness; extreme savagery

2. extreme intensity
harangue
n. 1. a long, pompous speech.

2. a tirade-v.
indifference
n. 1. lack of interest, concern, or feeling

adj. 2. lack of importance
petition
v. 1. to ask or request formally

n. 2. a formal written request
ruse
n. a trick or action intended to mislead
verbosity
adj. the use of more words than necessary; wordiness
polemic
a controversial argument, often attacking another opinion
succinct
precise expression without wasted words; concise
glib
spoken with little thought, sincerity, or concern
trite
boring or stale due to overuse; hackneyed
effusive
showing more feeling than necessary
articulate
to express yourself clearly
trek
a difficult journey
laconic
terse
histrionics
overly dramatic behavoir or speech for effect
bravado
false bravery
garrulous
annoyingly talking, blabbering