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clearness in thought or expression
clarity
convincing, reasonable
cogent
condition of sticking of sticking together
cohesive
forceful; urgently demanding attention
compelling
intricate; complex
convoluted
intended to instruct
didatic
characterized by a stubborn adherence to insufficiently proved beliefs
dogmatic
describing unrestrained emotional expression; gushy
effusive
expressed with emphasis
emphatic
describing flowery or elaborate speech
florid
easily flowing
fluid
over familiar through overuse; trite
hackneyed
a relationship of mutual trust of affinity
rapport
a wise old saying
adage
profoundly moving; touching
poignant
hard to understand
abstruse
difficult; painstaking
arduous
having no useful purpose
futile
hatefully evil; abominable
heinous
to slow the progress of
impede
incapable of being understood
inpenetrable
describing one who habitually delays or is tardy
dilatory
to weaken the strength of vitality of
enervate
lazy
indolent
lacking energy; lazy
listless
not migratory; settled
sedentary
causing sleep or sleepiness
soporific
a state of reduced or suspended sensibility
stupor
laziness; inactivity; dullness
torpor
fewness; an extreme lack of
paucity