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abnegation
self-denial,; rejection
abstruse
recondite; diffcult to understand
acrid
bitter pungent smell.
affront
insult
anachronism
misdating
august
high-ranking, magistic
cacophony
discord, not harmonic
chagrin
displeasure; dismay; humilation.
clandestine
secret; hidden
contumely
shame; humilation; disgrace
depreciate
oppose, disaprobate
desultory
gathered from many sources
eclectic
occasional, random, haphazard
egregious
bad, obvious, flagrant
enamored
fond, loving
eschew
shun
facile
complaisant
fickle
changing, unstable, inconstant
generic
common, general, widepread
harbinger
sign, foreteller, presager
hypochondriac
worried about health; suffers imaginary illness.
impute
charge, attribute, ascribe
ineptitude
clumsiness, unfitness, ineffciency
intrepid
brave, fearless, dauntless
juxtapose
set together; promximity.
labyrinth
confusing pattern, entanglement, maze.
Machiavellian
sly, wily, astute
mellifluous
smooth, honeyed
nomad
wanderer, gypsy, itinerant
ostentatious
pretentious
paradox
contradiction
pathos
pity, tenderness, sorrowness
pensive
Deep thoughtfullness
Philistine
A smug, ignorant
poignant
Neat, skillful, piercing, incisive, touching; moving.
prate
chatter
propinquity
nearness
redress
remedy rectify
reticent
restrained or reserved in style.
satiated
satisfied fully; sated
staccato
distinct
succinct
concise; terse
sycophant
servile self-seeker
tenacious
presistent; stubborn
tyro
a beginner; a neophyte
vainglorious
boastful
verbosity
wordiness; prolixity
virtuoso
masterly skill in any field
vivacity
animated; spirghtly; spirited
wanton
immoral, unchaste, cruel, excessive, extravagant