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libidinous
(adj) lustful
endogamous
(adj) marrying within a specific group due to law or custom
perfunctory
(adj) mechanical
minatory
(adj) menacing
manse
(adj) minister's house
ephemeral
(adj) momentary, transient, fleeting
mercenary
(adj) motivated only by greed (n) soldier for hire in foreign countries
peripatetic
(adj) moving from place to place
turbid
(adj) muddled; unclear
artless
(adj) naive
ingenuous
(adj) naive
unaffected
(adj) naive
penultimate
(adj) next to last
dry
(adj) no alcohol
defunct
(adj) no longer existing, dead, extinct
apocryphal
(adj) not genuine; fictional
baneful
(adj) noxious
superseded
(adj) obsolete
consanguineous
(adj) of the same origin; related by blood
antiquated
(adj) old-fashioned
bygone
(adj) old-fashioned
dowdy
(adj) old-fashioned
outmoded
(adj) old-fashioned
passe'
(adj) old-fashioned
superannuated
(adj) old-fashioned
fusty
(adj) old-fashioned/fetid
antithetic
(adj) opposing/contrasting directly
baroque
(adj) ornate
luscious
(adj) ornate
rococo
(adj) ornate
florid
(adj) ornate/rhetorical
bombastic
(adj) overblown
ardent
(adj) passionate
fervent
(adj) passionate
impassioned
(adj) passionate
fervid
(adj) passionate, intense zealous
consummate
(adj) perfect
conjugal
(adj) pertaining to marriage
euphonious euphony
(adj) harmonious (n) harmonious sound
stilted
(adj) pompous
impecunious
(adj) poor, having no money
penurious
(adj) poor; stingy
puissant
(adj) powerful/mighty
importunate
(adj) pressing
sonorous
(adj) producing rich sound
pithy
(adj) profound, concise
prodigal
(adj) profuse
commensurate
(adj) proportional
providential
(adj) prudent, lucky
mercurial
(adj) shrewd, unpredictable
rabid
(adj) radical/furious
aimless
(adj) random
aleatory
(adj) random
desultory
(adj) random
haphazard
(adj) random
indiscriminate
(adj) random
objectless
(adj) random
stray
(adj) random
unconsidered
(adj) random
abstruse
(adj) recondite
impenitent
(adj) regretless
remorseless
(adj) regretless
implacable
(adj) relentless, incapable of being pleased
deferential
(adj) respectful/disarming
doctrinaire
(adj) rigidly devoted to theories
putrid
(adj) rotten
churlish
(adj) rude
waspish
(adj) rude, behaving badly
petulant petulence
(adj) rude, peevish (n) rudeness, peevishness
doleful
(adj) sad, mournful
mordant
(adj) sarcastic
serrated
(adj) saw-toothed, notched
erudite
(adj) scholarly
trite
(adj) shallow, superficial
temperate temperance
(adj) showing restraint (n) self-restraint
ostentatious
(adj) showy
reticent
(adj) silent
taciturn
(adj) silent
analogous
(adj) similar
homogeneous
(adj) similar
menial
(adj) slavish
obeisant
(adj) slavish
subservient
(adj) slavish
servile
(adj) slavish/abject
dilatory
(adj) slow-paced
laggard
(adj) slow-paced
slothful sloth
(adj) lazy (n) laziness
disingenuous
(adj) crafty
opiate
(adj) soporific
slumberous
(adj) soporific
somnolent
(adj) soporific
lugubrious
(adj) sorrowful
acidulous
(adj) sour in taste or manner
resplendent
(adj) splendid
splendiferous
(adj) splendid
splendorous
(adj) splendid
burgeoning
(adj) sprouting, flourishing
nascent
(adj) starting to develop
noisome
(adj) stinking, putrid
tenacious
(adj) strong/tough/firm
bullheaded
(adj) stubborn
headstrong
(adj) stubborn
inexorable
(adj) stubborn
mulish
(adj) stubborn
obdurate
(adj) stubborn
obstinate
(adj) stubborn
pertinacious
(adj) stubborn
pigheaded
(adj) stubborn
refractory
(adj) stubborn
renitent
(adj) stubborn
self-willed
(adj) stubborn
wrongheaded
(adj) stubborn
perverse
(adj) stubborn/depraved
hardheaded
(adj) stubborn/realistic
vicarious
(adj) surrogate; enjoyed through another's experience
bereaved
(adj) suffering the death of a loved one
dour
(adj) gloomy; severe
loquacious
(adj) talkative
prolix
(adj) tedious; wordy
abstinence
(adj) temperance
evanescent
(adj) temporary
fleeting
(adj) temporary
fugacious
(adj) temporary
impermanent
(adj) temporary
transitory
(adj) temporary
fugitive
(adj) temporary (n) refugee
laconic
(adj) terse
succinct
(adj) terse, concise
bashful
(adj) timid
coy
(adj) timid
demure
(adj) timid
self-effacing
(adj) timid
timorous
(adj) timid
retiring
(adj) timid/withdrawn
rent
(adj) torn apart (pp. of rend)
pellucid
(adj) transparent/easy to understand
insidious
(adj) treacherous
shopworn
(adj) trite
veracious
(adj) truthful
sepulchral (sepulchre)
(adj) burial place
despotic
(adj) tyrannical
disconsolate
(adj) unable to be consoled; extremely sad
inert
(adj) unable to move, tending to inactivity
intractable
(adj) uncontrollable/stubborn
esoteric
(adj) understood only by a learned few
impassive
(adj) unemotional
stoic
(adj) unemotional
stolid
(adj) unemotional
unconcerned
(adj) unemotional
untoward
(adj) unlucky/stubborn
dissident
(adj) unorthodox
indubitable
(adj) unquestionable/genuine
stalwart
(adj) unwavering
utile
(adj) useful
vindictive
(adj) vengeful, unforgiving
pernicious
(adj) very harmful
indigent
(adj) very poor
garrulous
(adj) very talkative
ribald
(adj) vulgar, coarse; (humorously)
itinerant
(adj) wandering from place to place, unsettled
discursive
(adj) wandering from topic to topic
palaverous
(adj) wordy
periphrastic
(adj) wordy
verbose
(adj) wordy
apace
(adv) done quickly
askance
(adv) scornfully
infraction
(n) a breach
hector
(n) a bully, braggart
fissure
(n) a crack or break
bromide
(n) a commonplace person or idea
auspice auspicious
(n) a favorable sign (adj) having favorable prospects, promising
nemesis
(n) a formidable opponent
hiatus
(n) a gap or a break
wraith
(n) a ghost
canard
(n) a lie
riposte
(n) a retort
sacristy
(n) a room with the vestment
threnody
(n) a sad poem or song
apothegm
(n) a short, instructive saying
splinter
(n) a slender piece of wood
scrap
(n) a small piece
morsel
(n) a small piece of food
interstice
(n) a space between things
gaucherie gauche
(n) awkward act (adj) socially awkward
anathema
(n) abomination/curse
solidarity
(n) agreement/unity
facsimile
(n) an exact copy
orifice
(n) an opening
dudgeon
(n) angry indignation (anger)
malice
(n) animosity, spite, hatred
animadversion
(n) aspersion
acumen
(n) astuteness
dictum
(n) authoritative statement; popular saying
mendicant
(n) beggar
tyro
(n) beginner, novice
rancor
(n) bitter hatred
temerity
(n) boldness
mortar
(n) bonding material in masonry
tedium
(n) boredom
shibboleth
(n) catchword/commonplace