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(adj) very much agitated or upset as a result of emotion or mental conflict
distraught
(n) belief, mental acceptance
credence
(adj) lacking in spirit and strength; ineffective, weak; irresponsible, unreliable
feckless
(v) to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially depreciate
decry
(v) to pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to connect by a joint or joint
(adj) expressed clearly and forcefully; able to employ language clearly and forcefully; jointed
articulate
(adj) deisgned to belittle or degrade; disparaging
derogatory
(v) to romp or prance around exuberantly
cavort
(v) to disguise or conceal, deliberately give a false impression
dissemble
(n) a formal statement of commendatoin; high praise
eulogy
(v) to remove from a grave; to bring to light
exhume
(v) to display clearly, to make evident; to provoke
evince
(adj) green in tint or color; immature in experience or judgement
verdant
(n) language that is too wordy or inflated to proportion to the sense or content, wordiness; a manner of expression
verbiage
(Adj) dark and gloomy, obscure; lacking in clarity and precision
murky
(n) nearness in place or time; kinship
propinquity
(Adj) hard to manage, stubborn, not responsive to discipline
intractable
(adj) stimulating to the taste or mind; spicy, pungent; appealingly provocative
piquant
(adj) founded upon or involving a visionary view of an ideal world; impractical
utopia
(Adj) wicked, depraved, devoid of moral standards
nefarious
(adj) having a gelatinous or gluey quality, lacking in easy movement or fluidity
viscous
(Adj) not usual or expected; not in character
unwonted
(adj) developed or created at the very beginning; going back to the most ancient times or earliest stage; fundamental, basic
primordial