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Coda:
A conclusion or closing part of a statement or of a musical or literary composition
Deride:
To ridicule, make fun of
Alacrity:
cheerful promptness, eargerness, willingness
Amalgamate:
combine, unite in one body, To combine into a unified or integrated whole; unite
Apathy:
Lack of caring, indifference
Apprise:
Inform, to give notice
Complaisant:
To exhibit a desire to please or trying to please, obliging
Conundrum:
riddle, difficult problem,paradoxical, insoluble, or difficult problem
Quixotic:
Unreachable goals, idealistic without regard to practicality, impracticle


Hint: Antonymn(opposite): pragmatic
Default:
Failure to act, Failure to perform a task or fulfill an obligation
Restiveness:
impatience or uneasiness, restless
Mirth:
Gladness and gaiety
Docile:
Ready and willing to be taught; teachable.
Yielding to supervision, direction
Craven:
Cowardly,abject fear; cowardly.
Petulance:
irritable or ill-tempered; peevish
Decorum:
Appropriateness of behavior or conduct; propriety, The conventions or requirements of polite behavior
Pugnacious:
Combative in nature, belligerent, resort to force or violence
Perspicacity:
Acuteness, discernment, or understanding.
Desiccate:
Dry up, To make dry, dull, or lifeless.
Temerity:
Foolhardy disregard of danger; recklessness
Suppliant:
To ask humbly and earnestly; beseeching
Pithy:
Precisely meaningful; forceful and brief:
Delineate:
To portray, depict, sketch: To depict in words or gestures; describe
Epigram:
A short, witty poem expressing a single thought or observation.
A concise, clever, often paradoxical statement.
Desultory:
aimless, haphzard, digressing at random
Rococo:
Style of art, especially architecture and decorative art, that originated in France in the early 18th century and is marked by elaborate ornamentation, as with a profusion of scrolls, foliage, and animal forms.
Welter:
turmoil, bewildering jumble
Dirge:
music play at funeral, A funeral hymn or lament
Volatile:
Changeable, explosive
Abscond:
To depart secretly and hide