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histrionic
theatrical; over reacting
heedless
inatentive and unmindful
herculean
or extraordinary size or strength
harrowing
painfully distressing
germane
closely realated; relevant
genteel
pretenciously refined; elogent
gamut
a whole range or spectrum
garish
excessivly or especially showy
gainful
yeilding an income
fetter
chain or to chain
feasible
practicle; possible
fealty
loyalty and alliegance
fastidious
fussy over precision; particular
facetious
playfully humorous
egregious
conspicuous; prominant
effrontery
shamelessness or boldness
efficacious
highly effective
edict
official order or proclamation
echelon
rank of athority or power
ecclesiastic
relating to the church
ebullent
joyous; high spirits
duress
restraint
dovish
favoring policies of peace in foreign affairs
dotage
senile
doctrinaire
a person who tries to apply some doctrine or theory without sufficient regard for practical considerations
latent
present but not visible
flaunt
to parade or display oneself conspicuously or boldly
flagrant
shockingly noticeable
unobtrusive
inconspicuous
surreptitious
obtained, done, made, by stealth; secret or unauthorized
subterfuge
an artifice or expedient used to evade a rule, hide something
sequester
to remove or withdraw into solitude or retirement
salient
prominent or conspicuous (trait)
ostensible
outwardly appearing as such;apparent
pedantic
overly concerned with minute details or formalisms
pedagogy
the function or work of a teacher
instill
to infuse slowly into the mind or feelings; drop by drop
indoctrinate
to instruct
imbue
to saturate
explicit
to express clearly
erudite
scholary;smart
didactic
teaching or intending to teach a moral lesson
edify
to instruct or benefit
elucidate
to make clear, throw light upon
incontrovertible
not controvertible; not open to question or dispute
vertigo
a dizzying sensation
versatile
capable of or adapted for turning easily from one to another or various tasks
revert
to return to former habit, practice, or belief
invert
to turn upside down
inadvertant
unintentional
avert
to turn away or aside
diversity
the state or fact of being diverse
diversion
something that relaxes or entertains
furtersibleive
taken, done, used by stealth
irreversible
incapable of being changed
advert
to turn away or aside (to advert ones eyes)
diversity
being diverce
diversion
something that relaxes or entertains