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Pedestrian
ordinary or dull

syn: commonplace; mediocre

ant: imaginative; compelling
Bona fide
in good faith

syn: legitimate; genuine

ant: fraudulent; phony
Adventitious
accidental; nonessential

syn: incidental
Fecund
fertile; productive

syn: prolific

ant: sterile
Deviate
to turn aside from a course; to stray

syn: digress
Obfuscate
to confuse; to bewilder

syn: muddle; obscure

ant: clarify; elucidate
Impale
to pierce with a sharp stake through the body
Extenuate
to lesson seriousness by providing partial excuses
Parochial
local; narrow; limited

syn: provincial; narrowminded

ant: universal; catholic
Glower
to stare angrily

syn: frown; scowl

ant: grin
Edify
improve someone morally
Ambiguous
open to more than interpretation

syn: uncleary; uncertain; vague

ant: explicit; definite
Cataclysm
a violent change

syn: disaster; catastrophe

ant: triumph; boon
Optimum
best; most favorable; ideal
Importune
to ask persistently; to beg

syn: appeal; badger