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articulate
v. to pronouce distinctly; to express well in words; to connect by a joint or joints; adj. Expressed clearly and forcefully; able to employ language clearly and forcefully; jointed
articulate; S
S: v. pronouce, elucidate; adj. Eloquent
cavort
v. to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
cavort; S
S: gambol
decry
v. to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially depreciate
decry; S
S: denounce, censure, devalue
dissemble
v. to disguise or conceal, deliberately give a false impression
distraught
adj. Very much agitated or upset as a result of emotion or mental conflict
distraught; S
S: frantic, distracted
eulogy
n. a formal statement of commendation; high praise
eulogy; S
S: panegyric, encomium, tribute, testimonial
evince
v. to display clearly, to make evident, to provoke
evince; S
S: exhibit, manifest, occasion
exhume
v. to remove from a grave; to bring light
exhume; S
S: disinter, unearth, uncover
feckless
adj. Lacking in spirit and strength; ineffective, weak; irresponsible and unreliable
feckless; S
S: feeble, helpless, incompetent, ineffectual
murky
adj. Dark and gloomy, obscure; lacking in clarity and precision
murky; S
S: dim, cloudy, unclear
nefarious
adj. Wicked, depraved, devoid of moral standards
nefarious; S
S: inquitous, reprehensible
piquant
adj. Stimulating to the taste or mind; spicy, pungent; appealingly provocative
piquant; S
S: tangy, zestful
primordial
adj. Developed or created at the very beginning; going back to the most ancient times or earliest stage, fundamental, basic
primordial; S
S: original, primeval, primal
propinquity
n. nearness in place or time; kinship
propinquity; S
S: proximity, similarity
unwonted
adj. Not usual or expected; not in character
unwonted; S
S: unusual, uncommon, unexpected, atypical
utopian
adj. Founded upon or involving a visionary view of an ideal world; impractical
utopian; S
S: idealistic
verbiage
n. languae that is too wordy or inflated in proportion to the sense or content, wordiness; a manner of expression
verbiage; S
S: verbosity, proxility, diction, jargon
verdant
adj. Green in color; immature in expreience or judgment
verdant; S
S: artless, naïve
viscous
adj. Having a gelatinous or gluey quality, lacking in easy movement or fluidity
viscous; S
S: gummy, sticky, thick
viscous; A
A: runny, watery, aqueous