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bereft
adj-deprived of something
halcyon
adj-calm and peaceful; tranquil, prosperous; golden
aloof
adj-distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote
cacophony
noun-jarring, discordant sound; dissonance
innocuous
adj-having no adverse effect; harmless; not likely to offend or provoke to strong emotion
frenetic
adj-wildly excited or active; frantic; frenzied
clandestine
adj-kept or done in secret, often in order to conceal an illicit or improper purpose
extricate
verb-to release from an entanglement or difficulty; disengage; to distinguish from something related
glib
adj-performed with a natural, offhand ease; showing little thought, preparation, or concern
deleterious
adj.-having a harmful effect; injurious
referendum
noun-the submission of a proposed public measure or actual statute to a direct popular vote; or, such a vote
prodigious
adj.-impressively great in size, force, or extent; enormous; extraordinary; marvelous
grandiloquent
adj.-having pompous or bombastic speech or expression
egregious
adj.-conspicuously(obviously) bad or offensive
frivolous
adj.-unworthy of serious attention; trivial; inappropriately silly
compunction
noun-a strong uneasiness caused by a sense of guilt; a sting of conscience or a pang of doubt aroused by wrongdoing or the prospect of wrongdoing
sequestered
verb-to cause to withdraw into seclusion; remove or set apart; segregate; isolate
metacognition(cognition)
The mental process of knowing, including aspects such as awareness, perception, reasoning, and judgment; knowledge
metacognition(cognition)
The mental process of knowing, including aspects such as awareness, perception, reasoning, and judgment; knowledge
foible(s)
noun-a minor weakness or failing of character
plethora
noun-a superabundance; an excess
colloquial
adj.-characteristic of or appropriate to the spoken language or to writing that seeks the effect of speech; informal; relating to conversation; conversational