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Mercenary
NOUN/ADJECTIVE
a hireling, especially a hired professional soldier
Moot
ADJECTIVE/VERB
debatable and therefore unresolved
Morass
NOUN
a swamp or bog; a confused or degrading situation that is difficult to get out of
Motley
NOUN/ADJECTIVE
multicolored; diverse or varied
Mundane
ADJECTIVE
worldly
Myriad
ADJECTIVE
countless, innumerable
Narcissistic
ADJECTIVE
dominated by an excessive love or admiration of oneself
Nebulous
ADJECTIVE
hazy, vague, or indistinct
Negligible
ADJECTIVE
too small to be significant
Nepotism
NOUN
unwarranted favoritism shown to relatives or friends by someone high in office
Nomadic
ADJECTIVE
wandering, roving
Nominal
ADJECTIVE
existing in name only
Nostalgia
NOUN
a longing to return to a sentimentalized past; homesickness
Novice
NOUN
a beginner of any kind
Nuance
NOUN
a slight or subtle variation in meaning, expression, feeling, or tone
Obscence
ADJECTIVE
offensive to accepted standards of decency
Obsequious
ADJECTIVE
excessively submissive to another persons' wishes or ideas
Obsession
NOUN
an irrational preoccupation with an idea or feeling that usually results in severe anxiety
Obsolete
ADJECTIVE
no longer in use; outmoded
Officious
ADJECTIVE
excessivle forward in offering unwanted advice or help
Ominous
ADJECTIVE
foreshadowing evil; menacing or threatening
Opportune
AJECTIVE
suitable, appropriate, or timely
Ostensible
ADJECTIVE
apparent or professed
Ostracize
VERB
to banish or exclude from a group; to shun
Pandemonium
NOUN
general disorder, confusion, noise, and commotion
Paradox
NOUN
a seemingly self-contradictory statement
Paraphrase
VERB/NOUN
to restate in other words or another form
Parochial
ADJECTIVE
located in, or supported by, a parish
Parody
NOUN/VERB
a comic imitation of the style, form, or content of a serious piece of work
Pensive
ADJECTIVE
immersed in deep, often melancholy, thought