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Stolid
Having or showing little or no emotion or sensitivity (adj)
Nuance
A slight or delicate variation in tone, color, meaning, etc.; shade of difference. (n)
Apoplexy
Stroke; sudden paralysis with total or partial loss of consciousness and sensation caused by the breaking or obstruction of a blood vessel
Bilious
Bad tempered, cross. (adj)
Melee
A noisy or confused fight or hand-to-hand struggle among a number of people (n)
Agape
With or as with the mouth, wide open in surprise, wonder, etc. (adv., adj.)
Injunction
a command, an enjoining, bidding, order. (n)
Fastidious
not easy to please; critical or discriminating; refined. (adj)
Rococo
A style of architecture and descoration characterized by elaborate and profuse ornamentation. (n)
Confounded
Confused; bewildered, damned (adj)
Sonorous
Producing or capable of producing sound, especially sound of full, deep, or rich quality; resonant. (adj)
Kleig
A very bright, hot arc light used to light motion picture sets. (n)
Strident
Hard-sounding; shrill; grating (adj)
Distended
to strech out, to expand, as by pressure from within (v)
Ambivalence
Simultaneous conflicting feelings toward a person or things, as love and hate. (n)
Frazzled (n)
The state of being frazzled
Philanthropist
A person, especially a wealthy one, who has a desire to help humanity, esp. with gifts to charitable or humanitarian institutions. (n)
Frazzled (v)
To wear or become worn to rags or tatters; fray, to make or become physically or emotionally exhausted.
Pragmatist
One concerned with actual practice, everyday affairs of a state or community. (n)
Incantatory
The chanting of magical words or formulas that are supposed to cast a spell or perform other magic. (adj)
Automaton
Antyhing that can move or act of itsself, an apparatus that automatically performs certain actions by responding to preset controls, a person or animal acting in an automatic or mechanical manner. (n)