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fracas
an uproar, noisy quarrel, a brawl
roucas
garrulous
talkative, often about unimportant matters: chattering loquacious
grimace
a wry expression a twisting of the face, in either amusement or displeasure
hyperbole
exaggeration for poetic effect, a highly exaggerated statement or description not to be taken literally
intrinsic
actual essential or inherent, ;belonging to the real nature of the thing or person not dependent on external cercumstances
invective
a vhement verbal attacke a violent denunciation
judicious
wise having sound judgement
labyrinth
a maze an intricate structure of winding passages that are hard to follow
licentious
morally unrestrained dissolutek, lascivious; wanton; lewd
lineament
outline of body or face a characteristic mark or jeaeture
malign
to speka evil fof to defame or slander
maudlign
tearfully sentimentla befuddled from drinking
mordant
biting causitc sarcastic in speech
nadir
lowest point the oint of the heavens diretly under the place where one stands, the lowest point of antying
nebulous
vague lazy indefinite
acem
summit highest point of excellence
odious
gateful offensive revolting
vvillify
to speak evil of defame slander
erudite
scholarly
obstinate
stubborn dogged
lucid
clear in and to the mind
taciturn
not inclined to talk ;silent habitually silent uncommunicative
vacillate
to waver or be changeable to sway
assuage
to soften or lesse; ease appease
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Propensity
natural tendency, bent leaning inclination