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tawdry
Her style could only be described as tawdry.
gaudy, shameless
Succomb
"I will not succomb to the lure of chocolate"---guess who?
to submit or Yield
stalemate
The battle was a stalemate.
a standstill, a draw
spurious
The diamond was declared spurious.
A counterfeit.
Terse
The verse was terse.
few words, curt
facile
Facile feet faciliatate footwork.
bendable, supple, easy
diminution
He hoped for diminution of air pollution
diminish, decrease
enmity
The youths were were filled with enmity towards one another.
animosity
hatred
pugnacious
The pugnacious pug-nosed pet was lurking by the road.
aggressive
exorbitant
The price was exorbitant!
outragiously expensive
sparse
His hair could best be described as sparse.
scant, scarce
shyster
The shyster set up his jars of elixer for sale.
swindler, trickster
serville
The serville maid mopped the floor.
slave like,
sanction
The homeschool group refused to sanction the hip hop dance.
give consent,
ribald

The comedian's jokes were ribald.
vulgar, in poor taste
quaint
My, what a quaint house!
old fashioned, unusual
querulous
(kweh rul us)
Mommy was querulous because lost all the social security cards.
irritable
repartee
The lad entertained them with a quick repartee
witty comment
rectify
Mommy hopes she can rectify the mistake.
to correct
quixotic
(Kwik sah tik)
The young girl was full of quixotic daydreams.
romantic