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gauche
Lacking social polish; tactless
feckless
Lacking purpose or vitality; feeble or ineffective.
Careless and irresponsible.
fatuous
foolish
homogenous
the same
incognito
in disguise
inculcate
To impress (something) upon the mind of another by frequent instruction or repetition
jejune
Not interesting; dull
Lacking maturity
lexicon
vocabulary
lugubrious
gloomy, mornful
loquacious
talkative
obsequious
kissing up; fawning
omnipotent
Having unlimited or universal power, authority, or force
paradigm
A set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitutes a way of viewing reality for the community that shares them, especially in an intellectual discipline
quotidian
Everyday; commonplace
Recurring daily.
pecuniary
Of or relating to money
precipitous
Extremely rapid, hasty, or abrupt
dignity
The quality or state of being worthy of esteem or respect
compassion
kindness
oxymoron
rhetorical figure in which incongruous or contradictory terms are combined
aside
A piece of dialogue intended for the audience and supposedly not heard by the other actors on stage
dramatic irony
The dramatic effect achieved by leading an audience to understand an incongruity between a situation and the accompanying speeches, while the characters in the play remain unaware of the incongruity
subtext
The underlying personality of a dramatic character as implied or indicated by a script or text and interpreted by an actor in performance
empathy
understanding