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bucolic
characteristic of the countryside, rural; relating to shephards and cowherds, pastoral
collusion
secret agreement or cooperation
dillettante
a dabbler in the arts; one who engages in an activity in an amateurish, trifiling way; superficial
imperturbable
not easily excited; emotionally steady
paltry
trifling, insignificant; mean, despicable; inferior, trashy
paroxysm
a sudden outburst; a spasm, convulsion
pedantry
a pretentious display of knowledge; overly rigid attention to rules and details
redolent
fragrant, smelling strongly; tending to arouse memories or create an aura
vacillate
to swing indecisively from one idea or course of action to another; to waver weakly in mind or will
vituperative
harshly abusive, severely scolding
bucolic
Syn. rustic
Ant. urban, metropolitan
collusion
Syn. conspiracy, plot, connivance, cahoots
Ant.
dillettante
Syn. amateur, trifler
Ant. professional
imperturbable
Syn. unflappable, unexcitable, serene, unruffled
Ant. excitable
paltry
Syn. measly, meager, piddling, trivial
Ant. gigantic, immense, colossal
paroxysm
syn. fit, seizure
pedantry
syn. nit-picking, hairsplitting, pettifoggery
redolent
Syn. evocative, reminiscent, aromatic
Ant. unevocative, odorless
vacillate
Syn. seesaw, fluctuate, oscillate
Ant. persevere
vituperative
Syn. abusive, scurrilous, insulting
Ant. complimentary, laudatory, flattering