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Adulation:
praise of flattery that is excessive
Evanescent:
vanishing, soon passing away; light and airy
Dilatory:
not on time, not prompt; tending to delay
Abate:
to make less in amount, degree, etc; to subisde, become less; to nullify; to deduct, omit
Irresolute:
unable to make up one's mind, hesitating
Astute:
shrewd, crafty, showing practical wisdom
Avarice:
a greedy desire, particularly for wealth
Egregious:
conspicuous, standing out from the mass
Culpable:
deserving blame, worthy of condemnation
Anathema:
an object of intense dislike; a curse or strong denunciation
Equivocate:
to speak or acti in a way that allows of more than one interpretaion; to be deliberately vague or amibigous
Slovenly:
untidy, diry, careless
Nebulous:
something that is assumed or taken for granted without conclusive evidence