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Ostentatious
showy, flamboyant;
show in attempt to impress others
Pensively
thoughtfully;
deamily thoughful
pensive
Antipathy
a natural or basic dislike
Plausible
having an appearance of truth or reason; credible, believable
Resolute
firmly determined
Iniquity
wickedness; gross injustice
Sagacious
wise; keen practical sense
Portended
Foreshadow; indicate in advance (like an omen)
Obscurity
uncertainty
Semblance
appearance; outward appearance, aspect
Pallid
pale
Sojourn
short stay; short vacation
Insipid
lacking interesting qualities; boring
Obstinate
stubborn, fixed on an opinion in spite of reason or persuasion
Emaciated
too thin
Potency
the strength of something such as a drug or alcoholic drink
Morbid
gloomy, dark, moody
Stupor
trance, daze; state of unconciousness
Pervaded
to spread through or be present throughout an entire something
Vivacious
lively
Inordinate
excessive; unregulated
Prodigious
abnormal; extraordinary; very impressive or amazing
Demeanor
manner, conduct, behavior, character
Specious
Seemingly sound, but not really it
-Your logic is not really logic
Profuse
abundant, plentiful
"wildflowers blanketing the field"
Similitude
double, counterpart; physical likeness
Scrutinized
examined closely and carefully
Wan
pale, thin, sickly
(too-thin models)
Palpable
obvious
Equivocal
more than one meaning;
can mislead, confuse
Endowment
natural gift
Fastidious
high standards; difficult to please
(a cat about grooming)
Countenance
belief; calm expression, facial expression
Elixir
life-giving liquid
Trifling
matter of trivial importance; lacking significance
Swain
a man who is someone's admirer or lover
Quaff
drink hardily with enjoyment
(been at Oktoberfest)
Ardently
intensely; eager, devoted
Assailed
verbally assulted with argument
Ineludibly
incapable of being ignored, avoided, denied
Recondite
beyond ordinary knowledge
Credulity
readiness or willingness to believe, esp. with uncertain evidence