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aberrant
deviating from the norm
a: abnormal
alacrity
eager/enthusiasm
I lack alacrity for the CGOC
approbation
an expression of approval or praise
a: criticism/condemnation
assuage
to ease or lessen; to pacify
A: exacerbate
audacious
fearless/recklessly bold
A; cautious
capricious
eratic/iratic to change one's mind
A: steadfast/predictable
censure
to criticise sharply
chicanery
trickery or subterfuge/deception
A: honesty/integrity
connoisseur
an informed and astute judge in matters of taste; expert
A: amateur
discordant
conflicting; dissonant or harsh in sound
ennui
disatisfaction/restlessness resulting from boredom or apathy
exigent
urgent; 911 emergency
filibuster
intentional obstructin; especially used in prolonginged speechmaking to delay legislative action
ingenious
frank/candid but lacking in sophistication
inured
accustomed to accepting something undesirable (I have inured the middle east)
irascible
easily angered
magnanimity
generously noble in mind and heart
nascent
coming into being; in early developmental stages
nebulous
vague; cloudy
neologism
a new word, expression or usage buzword
obtuse
lacking sharpness of intellect; not clear or precise in thought or expression
obviate
to anticipate and render unnecessary; block/avert a strike
onerous
troubling; burdensome; arduous
A: effortless
parody
a humorous imitation intended for ridicule
perennial
happening repeatedly
perfunctory
cursory; done without care or interest
prattle
to babble meaninglessly; to talk in an empty and idle manner
prescience
foreknowledge or events; knowing of events prior to their occurring
prevaricate
to deliberately avoid the truth; to misead
refute
to succesfully argue against; to disprove
relegate
to forcibly assign esp to a lower position
A; promote
solicitous
concerned and attentive; eager; extremely careful (new parents)
static
static display (not moving)
stupefy
amaze/baffle
truculent
fierce and cruel; eager to fight
waver
to move to and fro
relegate
to forcibly assign esp to a lower position
A; promote
solicitous
concerned and attentive; eager; extremely careful (new parents)
static
static display (not moving)
stupefy
amaze/baffle
truculent
fierce and cruel; eager to fight
waver
to move to and fro
relegate
to forcibly assign esp to a lower position
A; promote
solicitous
concerned and attentive; eager; extremely careful (new parents)
static
static display (not moving)
stupefy
amaze/baffle
truculent
fierce and cruel; eager to fight
waver
to move to and fro