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Discordant, jarring, absurd
Incongruous
A mild or inoffensive expression used in place of a harsh, unpleasent one
Euphemism
to claim, contend
Allege
ubquenchable, ravenous, voracious
insatiable
to reconcile, make consistent
conciliate
conspiracy, plot, connivance, cahoots
collusion
distrustfully, suspiciously,skeptically
askance
gentle, kind
benign
desirous of something to the point of greed
avid
averse, indisposed
loath
swifiness, rapidity of motion or action
celerity
any opening move that invokes risk or sacrifice in order to gain a later edvantage
gambit
destitute, dirt poor, flat, flat broke
Indigent
bags, belongings,luggage, paraphernalia
slough
complainant, complainer
caviler
full of, bristling, charged, filled, heavy, laden
fraught
comprehensive, liberal, many-sided, mingled, mixed
eclectic
isolate, excommunicate, ostracize
sequester
alike, duplicate, equal, equivalent, identical, indistinguishable
tantamount
accomplishment, action
coup
airy, celestial, dainty, divine
ethereal
atmosphere, climate, surroundings
ambient
annoy, bother, call, challenge, confront, cross, dare
accost
deceitful, dishonorable, double-dealing
devious
wordiness, repetition
verbiage
deception, cheating, maneuver, plot, ploy
chicanery
mischief, fraud, chicanery
machinations
appropriate, becoming, befitting, formal, good, mannerly
decorous
be disregarded, be neglected, become dull
languish
poverty-stricken, destitute, dirt poor
impecunious
clique, club, companions, company, comrades, coterie, crew, cronies
cabal
brown-nosing, suckup
obsequious
awkward, bad-mannered, barbaric
bucolic
a massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way
juggernaut
cancel, annul, override, recall, repeal
countermand
class, degree, file, grade, level, office
echelon
abandon, cast off, discard, dump, expel
jettison
applause, cheer
acclamation
understandable, comprehensible, orderly, organized, rational
coherent
copy, mimic
emulate
uncommunicative, cold, curt, distant
taciturn
hopeful, Asking humbly and earnestly; beseeching
suppliant
throb, To give a wavelike appearance or form to.
undeulate
support, defense, fortification
bastion
provoke, annoy
nettle
collapsed, fallen, horizontal
recumbent
disgrace, dishonor
ignominy
lie, deception
sohpistry
skeptic, nonbeliever
agnostic
design, device, figure, motive, pattern
motif
figure, icon, idol, image, likeness, model
effigy
Abounding in trees; wooded
sylvan
careless, energyless
lackadaisical
flatten, demolish, destroy
raze
delay, pause, putting off, stay, suspension
moratorium
appearance, disguise, exterior
facade
capability, ability
efficacy
perfect, flawless, ideal
impeccable
overflowing, abundant, alive
rife
difficult, backbreaking, burdensome
onerous
delicious
delectable
on and off, unfrequent, spasmodic
sporadic