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assiduous
diligent, busy, unceasing, persistent
austere
severe or stern in disposition or appearance; somber and grave
exacerbate
verb-to increase the severity, violence, or bitterness of; aggravate
genial
adj-having a pleasant or friendly disposition or manner, gracious
facetious
adj-playfully jocular; humorous
anemic
adj-lacking vitality; listless and weak
harangue
noun-a long pompous speech, especially one delivered before a gathering; a speech or piece of writing characterized by strong feeling or expression; a tirade

verb- to deliver a harangue (to)
naiveté
noun-the state or quality of being inexperienced or unsophisticated, especially in being artless, credulous, or uncritical
languid
adj-lacking energy or vitality; weak
obeisance
noun-a gesture or movement of the body, such as a curtsy, that expresses deference
vernacular
noun-the standard native language of a country or locality; dialect
tenuous
adj.-long and thin; slender; flimsy, dilute
benign
adj.-of a kind and gentle disposition; kind
aberration
noun-a departure from the normal or typical
stoic
noun-one who is seemingly indifferent to or unaffected by joy, grief, pleasure, or pain
squelch
verb-To crush by or as if by trampling; squash; to produce a splashing, squishing, or sucking sound noun-a squishing sound; a crushing reply
alacrity
noun-cheerful willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
brevity
noun-the quality or state of being brief in duration; concise expression
modicum
noun-a small, moderate, or token amount
interminable
adj-being or seeming to be without an end; endless
prodigal
adj-rashly or wastefully extravagant