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butte
hill
the ____ are alive with the sound of music
egregious
bad
erroneous
placid
calm
placid lake
dilatory
to delay
procrastinate
synchronous
happening, existing, or arising at precisely the same time
synchronize
debilitated
weaken
debase
mellifluous
smooth rich flow
milk, baby skin
denuded
strip of all covering, deprive of something important
nude
imprudent
lacking discretion, wisdom, or good judgment
pride and prejudice! lydia!
presumption
assumption
inferred thingy
amalgam
a mixture of different elements
all-off-emm...
occlusion
obstacle, to impede in someone's way...
to thwarrt
derided
laugh at contemptuously
megan's laughter is deriding because she's a poopoo head
galvanized
to stimulate or excite as if by an electric shock
megan's existence is galvanizing! omg!
pragmatic
practical
not idealistic. more REALISTIC.
facetious
joking often inappropriately
megan's SO waggish and witty. she thinks she's funny (but she's not).
vacillate
hesitate, fluctuate
can't decide
urbane
suave
metro-sexuAl
eclectic
various sources
heterogenous
veracious
truthful, honest
very accurate
acerbic
acid in temper
irene's temper is so acerbic
conflagrations
conflict, war
large disastrous fire.. big fire make bad! Oh NO
domicile
dwelling place, HOME.
do-mi-cile
preclude
choose before-hand, rule out in advance
she preculded that there was no way God existed.
perspicacity
shrewd, keen
irene has an acute mental vision.
milieu
physical or social setting where something happens
irvine milieu = big giant bubble
recalcitrance
show strong objection or repugnance; manifest vigorous opposition or resistance
big EW. :O
orthographic
art or study of correct spelling according to established usage
spelling
redact
edit or revise
re- = do something over again
proleptic
representation of something as existing before its proper or historical time
anticipative, previous
paroxysms
sudden outburst of emotion or action, a spasm or fit
a paraoxysm of laughter
accrue
increase, accumulate, or come about as a result of growth
common sense that accrues with experience
detritus
the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
It seemed to me so messy, this half: a leftover fragment, a shard of detritus.
indelible
unable to be erased or removed
When he was five years old, the boy scribbled on the bedroom wall with a permanent marker, leaving an indelible mark that would still be there even after he grew up and moved away.
ostensible
intended for display; apparent
the ostensible purpose for the trip
eradicable
to do away with as completely as if by pulling up by the roots
<programs to eradicate illiteracy>
untenable
not able to be defended; not able to be occupied
an untenable position