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obstreperous
clamorous,noisy,unruly as in opposition.
proviso
clause in a contract or agreement that introduces a condition.
sobriety
state of not using alcohol, of being habitually calm,serious , dispassionate
slurry
a thin insolubel mixture of fine material like clay
penchant
inclination , decided taste
temerity
extreme venturesomeness,rashness
nonchalant
indifferent calm and unconcerned about things
quotidian
commonplace,ordinary,daily
rectify
to make or set right, to correct from a wrong
cogent
having the power to compelconviction or move the will.
scurrilous
using indecent language,offensive
tautology
repetition, something true by definition.
maladriot
clumsy,awkward
intransigence
unwilling to compromise,stubborness
expedient
Designed to efficiently designed to achieve a particular end; concerned only with what is advantageous, often in self-interest
imbue
to tinge deeply, to dye, to become impressed or penetrated
impudence
behavior that shows a lack of respect and shameless boldness.
imprudence
rashness, a lack of wisdom, judgement or discretion
audacious
Daring, brave. Insolent, rude, brash
irksome
Bothersome, irritating
alloy
A mixture of metals; any mixture that reduces the value of the components
zealot
One absorbed in devotion to anything; an enthusiast; a fanatical partisan
gastronomy
The art or science of good eating; epicurism
luminescent
Shining with a light
crescendo
increasing lodness in music,a gradual increase leading to a climax
expiation
Atonement, the making of amends
chasten
to correct by punishment, to discipline
parochial
Pertaining to a parish; limited; narrow
stodgy
Dull; uninteresting; plain; unattractive; unfashionable
indignity
An offense against personal worth; unmerited contemptuous treatment.
enrapture
To transport with pleasure; to delight beyond measure; to enravish
translucent
Transmitting rays of light without permitting objects to be distinctly seen; partially transparent
tact
A careful concern for other's feelings, the quality of being polite, diplomatic, and thoughtful
unmitigated
Without restraint or qualification
secede
To retire; to withdraw; to separate oneself
novelty
Something new or unusual