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ABERRANT
DEVIATING FROM THE NORM
ALACRITY
EAGER AND ENTHUSIASTIC WILLINGNESS
ANOMALY
DEVIATION FROM THE NORMAL ORDER, FORM OR RULE
ABNORMALITY
APPROBATION
AN EXPRESSION OF APRROVAL OR PRAISE
ASSUAGE
TO EASE OF LESSEN
TO APPEASE OR PACIFY
AUDACIOUS
DARING OR FEARLESS
RECKLESSLY BOLD
CAPRICIOUS
INCLINED TO CHANGE ONE'S MIND IMPULSIVELY
ERRATIC
UNPREDICTABKE
CENSURE
TO CRITICISE SEVERELY
TO OFFICIALLY REBUKE
CHICANERY
TRICKERY
SUBTERFUGE
CONNOISSEUR
AN INFORMED AND ASTUTE JUDGE IN MATTERS OF TASTE
EXPERT
DISCORDANT
CONFLICTING
DISSONANT OR HARSH IN SOUND
DISPARATE
FUNDAMENTALLY DISTINCT OR DISSIMILAR
ELOQUENT
WELL-SPOKEN
EXPRESSIVE
ARTICULATE
ENERVATE
TO WEAKEN
TO REDUCE IN VITALITY
ENNUI
DISSATISFACTION AND RESTLESSNESS RESULTING FROM BOREDOM OR APATHY
EQUIVOCATE
TO USE AMBIGUOUS LANGAUGE WITH A DECEPTIVE INTENT
EXCULPATE
EXONERATE
TO CLEAR OF BLAME
EXIGENT
URGENT
PRESSING
REQUIRING IMMEDIATE ACTION OR ATTENTION
FILIBUSTER
INTENTIONAL OBSTRUCTION, ESP, USING PROLONGED SPEECHMAKING TO DELAY LEGISLATIVE ACTION
INGENUOUS
ARTLESS
FRANK AND CANDID
LACKING IN SOPHISTICATION
INURED
ACCUSTOMED TO ACCEPTING SOMETHING UNDESIRABLE
IRASCIBLE
EASILY ANGERED
PRONE TO TEMPERAMENTAL OUTBURTS
LAUD
TO PRAISE HIGHLY
MAGNANIMITY
THE QUALITY OF BEING GENEROUSLY NOBLE IN MIND AND HEART ESP. IN FORGIVING
MARTIAL
ASSOCIATED WITH WAR AND THE ARMED FORCES
MUNDANE
OF THE WORLD
TYPICAL OR CONCERNED WITH THE ORDINARY
NASCENT
COMING INTO BEING
IN EARLY DEVELOPMENTAL STAGES
NEBULOUS
VAGUE
CLOUDY
LACKING CLEARLY DEFINED FORM
NEOLOGISM
A NEW WORD ESPRESSION OR USAGE
THE CREATION OR USE OF NEW WORDS OR SENSES
NOXIOUS
HARMFUL
INJURIOUS
OBTUSE
LACKING SHARPNESS OF INTELLECT
NOT CLEAR OR PRECISE IN THOUGHT OR EXPRESSION
OBVIATE
TO ANTICIPATE AND MAKE UNNECESSARY
ONEROUS
TROUBLING
BURDENSOME
PARODY
A HUMOROUS IMITATION INTENDED FOR RIDICULE OR COMIC EFFECT ESP IN LITERATURE AND ART
PERENNIAL
RECURRENT THROUGH THE YEAR OR MANY YEARS
HAPPENING REPEATEDLY
PERFUNCTORY
CURSORY
DONE WITHOUT CARE OR INTEREST
PRATTLE
TO BABBLE MEANINGLESSLY
TO TALK IN AN EMPTY AND IDLE MANNER
PRESCIENCE
FOREKNOWLEDGE OF EEVNTS
KNOWING EVENTS PRIOR TO THEIR OCCURING
PREVARICATE
TO DELIBERATELY AVOID THE TRUTH
TO MISLEAD
REFUTE
TO DISPROVE
TO SUCCESFULLY ARGUE AGAINST
RELEGATE
TO FORCIBLY ASSIGN ESP TO A LOWER PLACE OR POSITION
SOLICITOUS
CONCERNED AND ATTENTIVE
EAGER
SPORADIC
OCCURING ONLY OCCASSIONALLY OR IN SCATTERED INSTANCES
STATIC
NOT MOVING, ACTIVE OR IN MOTION
AT REST
STUPEFY
TO STUN, BAFFLE, OR AMAZE
TORTUOUS
WINDING
TWISTING
EXCESSIVELY COMPLICATED
TRUCULENT
FIERCE AND CRUAL
EAGER TO FIGHT
VORACIOUS
HAVING AN INSATIABLE APPETITE FOR AN ACTIVITY OR PURSUIT
RAVENOUS
WAVER
TO MOVE TO AND FRO
TO BE UNSETTLES IN OPINION
ABSCOND
TO DEPART CLANDESTINELY
TO STEAL OFF AND HIDE
AMELIORATE
TO MAKE BETTER OR MORE TOLERABLE
ARDUOUS
STRENUOUS
TAXING
REQUIRING SIGNIFICANT EFFORT
ASCETIC
ONE WHO PRACTICES RIGID SELF-DENAIL ESP AS AN ACT OF RELIGIOUS DEVOTION
AUSTERE
WITHOUT ADORNMENT
BARE
SEVERELY SIMPLE
ASCETIC
AXIOM
A UNIVERSALLY RECOGNIZED PRINCIPLE
AXIOMATIC
TAKEN AS A GIVEN
POSSESSING SELF-EVIDENT TRUTH
BUCOLIC
RUSTIC AND PASTORAL
CHARACTERSITIC OF RURAL AREAS AND THEIR INHABITANTS
CANONICAL
FOLLOWING OR IN AGREEMENT WITH ACCEPTED TRADITONAL STANDARDS
CONTENTIOUS
ARGUMENATIVE
QUARRELSOME
CAUSING CONTROVERSY OR DISAGGREEMENT
CONVOLUTED
COMPLEX OR COMPLICATED
CULPABLE
DESERVING BLAME
DISABUSE
TO UNDECIEVE
TO SET RIGHT
ECLECTIC
COMPOSED OF ELEMENTS DRAWN FROM VARIOUS SOURCES
EFFRONTERY
EXTREME BOLDNESS
PRESUMPTIONESS
EPHEMERAL
BRIEF
FLEETING
ERUDITE
VERY LEARNED
SCHOLARLY
EULOGY
A SPEECH HONORING THE DEAD
EXTEMPORANEOUS
IMPROVISED
DONE WITHOUT PREPARATION
FACETIOUS
PLAYFUL
HUMOROUS
FULMINATE
TO LOUDLY ATTACK OR DENOUNCE
HYPERBOLE
AN EXAGGERATED STATEMENT, OFTEN USED AS A FIGURE OF SPEECH
LUCID
CLEAR
EASILY UNDERSTOOD
OSCILLATION
THE ACT OR STATE OF SWINGING BACK AND FORTH WITH A STEADY, UNITERUPTED RHYTHM
PAEAN
A SONG OR HYMN OF PRAISE AND THANKSGIVING
PENURIOUS
PENNY PINCHING
EXCESSIVEKY THRIFTY
UNGENROUS
PERFIDY
INTENTIONAL
BREACH OF FAITH
TREACHERY
PERNICIOUS
EXTREMELY HARMFUL
POTENTIALLY CAUSING DEATH
PERSPICACIOUS
ACUTELY PERCEPTIVE
HAVING KEEN DISCERNMENT
PIOUS
EXTREMELY DEVOUT OR REVERRENT
SHOWING STRONG RELIGIOUS DEVOTION
PRECIPITATE
ACTING WITH EXCESSIVE HASTE OR IMPULSE
PRECIPITATE
TO CAUSE OR HAPPEN BEFORE ANTICIPATED OR REQUIRED
PRECURSOR
ONE THAT PRECEDES AND INDICATES OR ANNOUNCES ANOTHER
PREDILECTION
A DISPOSITION IN FAVOR OF SOMETHING
PREFERENCE
PROLIFIC
PRODUCING LARGE VOLUMES OF AMOUNTS
PRODUCTIVE
QUALMS
MISGVINGS
RESERVATIONS
CAUSES FOR HESITANCY
QUIESCENCE
STILLNESS
MOTIONLESSNESS
QUALITY OF BEING AT REST
RECANT
TO RETRACT ESP A PREVIOUSELY HELD BELIEF
REDOUBTABLE
AAWE-INSPIRING
WORTHY OF HONOR
RETICENT
QUIET
RESERVED
RELUCTANT TO EXPRESS THOUGHTD AND FEELINGS
SATIRE
A LITERARY WORK THAT RIDICULES OR CRITICIZES A HUMAN VICE THROUGH HUMOR OR DERISION
SORDID
CHARACTERIZED BY FILTH, GRIME, OR SQUALOR
FOUL
SQUALID
SORDID
WRETCHED AND DIRTY AS FROM NEGLECT
SQUANDER
TO WASTE BY SPEDNING OR USING IRRESPONSIBLY
STOIC
INDIFFERENT OR UNAFFECTED BY PLEASURE OR PAIN
STEADFAST
STYMIE
TO BLOCK
THWART
SUPPLANT
TO TAKE PLACE OF
TO SUPERCEDE
SYNTHESIS
THE COMO OF PARTS TO MAKE A WHOLE
TORPID
LETHARGIC
SLUGGISH
DORMANT
UBIQUITOUS
EXISTING EVERYWHERE AT THE SAME TIME
CONSTANTLY ENCOUNTERED
WIDESPREAD
VERACITY
TRUTHFULNESS
HONESTY
TORQUE
A FORCE THAT CAUSES ROTATION
VILIFIY
TO DEFAME
TO CHARACTERIZE HARSHLY
VIRULENT
EXTREMELY HARMFUL OR POISONOUS
BITTERLY HOSTILE OR ANTAGONISTIC