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prolix
tediously wordy
narcissism
self-infatuation
miscreant
evil doer
physiognomy
facial character
apostasy
desertion of principle
hendonism
devotion to pleasure
sententious
full of maxims
on the qui vive
on the alert
manumission
release form slavery
sanction
authorize
terra firma
firm land
synopsis
summary
colloquy
conversation
in loco parentis
in the palce of parents
patrician
aristocratic
syllogism
three part deduction
metonymy
association name
anaphora
repetition in succesive phrases
bowdlerize
censor prudishly
locus classicus
classical example
reiterate
repeat
desultory
rambling
funambulist
tightrope walker
lyssophobia
fear of insanity
idee fixe
obsession
schism
division
apotheosis
raising to god status
precursor
forerunner
cosmology
study of the universe
euphony
beautiful sound
thanatopsis
view of death
vacuous
stupidly empty of ideas
lucubration
late studying
ex cathedra
from the throne
legerdemain
slieght of hand
suspiration
deep sigh
nepotism
favoritism to relatives
synoptic
general in view
lionize
treat as celebrity
assiiduous
perservering
subterfuge
evasive dodge
bon vivant
indulger in luxury
saturnine
gloomy and remote
sedentary
sitting
pusillanimous
small mined, lacks courage