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Platitude
a trite or obvious remark
Trite
banal: repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "bromidic sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace"; "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom"; "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'"
Platitude:Trite
Platitude is always trite
Lucid
coherent: capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner; "a lucid thinker"; "she was more coherent than she had been just after the accident"
Obscurity
obscureness: the quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand
Lucid:Obscurity
Lucid is a lack of Obscurity
Lethargy:Energy
Lethargy is a lack of energy
Lope
jog: a slow pace of running
canter: a smooth three-beat gait; between a trot and a gallop
run easily
Invidious
discriminatory: containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice; "discriminatory attitudes and practices"; "invidious comparisons"
Evanescent
tending to vanish like vapor; "evanescent beauty"
Panegyric
A Panegyric is a formal public speech delivered in high praise of a person or thing, a generally highly studied and discriminating eulogy, not expected to be critical.
Polemic
polemicist: a writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)
a controversy (especially over a belief or dogma)
of or involving dispute or controversy