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inveigh
to rail (against some person or thing); to protest
sui generis
unique
cavil
to raise trivial and frivolous objection
immutable
not capable or susceptable to change
indissoluble
incabable of being annulled, undone, or broken
inanity
the quality or state of being inane
indiscernible
not recognizable as distinct
perpetrate
to produce, perform, or execute
ubiquitously
existing or being everywhere at the same time
libation
and act or instance of drinking often ceremoniously
aspersions
defamation; a false or misleading charge meant to harm someone's reputation
ingratiate
to gain favor or favorable acceptance by delberate effort-usually used with "with"
ignominious
dishonorable
sobriquet
nickname
lachrymose
given to tears or weeping; mournful
emulated
to strive to equal or excel-imitate
encumbered
burden, hinder, impede
deleterious
deadly, wicked, highly destructive, pernicious
maleficient
baleful, working or productive of harm or evil
germane
appropriate or fitting; relevant
prima facie
at first view/appearnce
sough
to make a soft, low sighing or rustling sound
compunction
anxiety or unease from guilt; also a scruple
piebald
having spots and patches of black and white or other colors; mottled
vagary
an extravagant, erratic, or unpredictable notion, action, or occurance
expiate
to make amends for; to atone for
insouciant
marked by blithe unconcern; nonchalant
perfidioius
willing to betray one's truse
placate
to soothe or pacify
onerous
burdensome
oppobrium
public disgrace
paragon
model of excellence or perfection
ostentations
excessive showiness
precipitate
to throw violently or bring about abruptly; lacking deliberation
pedant
someone who shows off learning
prudence
wisdom, caution or restraint
propitiate
to conciliate; to appease
pregmatic
practical as opposed to idealistic
proliferate
to increase in number quickly
obdurate
hardened in feeling; resistant to persuasion
perfunctory
done in a routine way; indifferent
philantropy
charity
occlude
to stop up; to prevent passage of
propriety
correct behavior
obviate
to prevent