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lacking livliness, animation, or interest; dull
vapid
adj
inducing or tending ot induce sleep
soporific
adj
uniaginative; dull
prosaic
adj
uninterested; unchallenging; lacking taste or savor
insipid
adj
worn out through overuse; trite
hackneyed
adj
drearily commonplace; predictable; trite
banal
adj
without decoration; strict
austere
adj
knowledge of actions or event before they occur; foreknowledge; foredight
prescience
n
indication of something important or calamitous about to occur; omen
portent
n
troublesome or oppressive; burdensome
onerous
adj
of, relating to , or limited by time
temperal
adj
loud, harh, grating, or shrill
strident
adj
producing a deep full sound
sonorous
adj
fragrant; aromtic; suggestive
redolent
adj
lasting for only a brief time
ephemeral
adj
habitually late
dilatory
adj
characteristic of an earlier time; old
ARCHAIC
adj
the representation of something as existing or happening in the wrong time period
anachronism
n
nosiy and disorderly
tumultuous
adj
impair the strength of; weaken
debilitate
v(t)
lacking in harmony; incompatible
incogruous
adj
made up of a variety of sources or styles
eclectic
adj
a funeral hymn or lament
dirge
n
discordant, unpleasant noise
cacophony
n
of or realted to the ear or the sense of hearing
aural
adj
having to do with the appreciation of beauty
aesthetic
adj
merely touching or slightly connected; only superficially relevant
tangential
adj
combine actin or operation
synergy
n
extra; unnecessary
superfluous
adj
to place side by side, esp. for comparison or contrast
juxtapose
v(t)
irrelevent; inessential
exstraneous
adj
on alert; watchful
vigilent
adj
persistence
tenacity
n
to grow or increase rapidly
proliferate
V(T)
subbornly attached to an opinion or a course of action
obstinate
adj
motivated soley by a desire for money or material gain
mercenary
adj
one who is independent and resists adherence tp a group
maverick
n
marked by painstaking effort; hard-working
diligent
adj
having little substance or strength; shaking
tenuous
adj
moderate; restrained
temperate
adj
to spend wastefully
squaunder
V(T)
smallness in number; scarcity
paucity
n
a small, moderate, or token amount
modicum
n
scarce supply; lack
dearth
n
secretive; sneaky
surreptitious
adj
a deceptive stratagem or device
subterfuge
n
lacking in cunnign, guile, or worldiness
ingenuous
adj
lacking livliness, animation, or interest; dull
vapid
adj