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Abstruse
difficult to understand, recondite, concealed
affable
friendly, courteous, amiable
audacity
excessive boldness, rashness, daring
contrite
extremely apologetic, remorseful, repentant
credulous
believing on slight evidence, gullible
depravity
moral corruption, a wicked or perverse act
deprecate
to disapprove regretfully, to belittle, to express mild disapproval
didactic
instructive, designed to teach
dormant
inactive, sleeping
enigmatic
mysterious, inexplicable, puzzling
erudite
scholarly
exotic
foreign, unfamiliar
fuse
to mix or to join
immutable
unchanging
incorrigible
incapable of being reformed or improved
loathe
to detest
mitigate
to cause to become less harsh or hostile; to make less severe
nullify
to cause not to be in effect, to negate
pacifistic
opposed to war or use of force
pretentious
making an extravagant outward show, self-important
prologue
introductory remarks in a speech, play or literary work, introductory action
recant
to withdraw or to repudiate a statement or belief, revoke
servile
overly submissive
trepidation
fear, trembling, agitation
vilify
to malign, to defame, to utter abusive statements against
aesthetic
relating or pertaining to a sense of beauty or art
aloof
apart, indifferent
archaic
antiquated, old, out of use
assuage
to ease to mitigate, to make less painful or burdensome, to calm
belie
to contradict, to give a false impression
contentious
quarrelsome, stirring controversy
daunt
to intimidate, to dismay
debilitate
to weaken, or enfeeble
discord
lack of agreement, tension, strife
dissemination
the act of spreading widely; scattering
Dogmatic
strongly opinionated in an unwarranted manner
duplicity
double-dealing, hypocrisy
egocentric
self-centered, selfish
euphemism
substitution of an inoffensive term for one that is offensive
gluttonous
greedy for food and drink
mundane
ordinary, commonplace
ominous
threatening
petulance
unreasonable touchiness or irritability
pompous
exaggerated show of dignity or self-importance, bombastic
precocious
exceptionally early in development or occurrence
slothful
lazy, indolent
trivia
insignificant matters
verbose
wordy, very talkative
virulent
extremely poisonous; hateful
volatile
quickly changeable, easily vaporized