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discord
failure to agree or harmonize
upheaval
sudden disruption;
a state of disorder
deleterious
harmful; injurious
despoil
to ruin
exultant
triumphant, celebratory
ruinous
bad for you, causing ruin
overt
obvious, open
ubiquitous
everywhere
supplanted
replaced by
upbraid
to severly criticize
disconcerting
frustrating, confusing
pugnacious
combative
fractious
unruly
fastidious
maticulous
shrewdness
acuteness, smartness
ephemeral
short-lived
cognitive
based on factual knowledge; relating to intellectual activity
subsidized
backed up
exhumed
dug up; brought to light
quash
squash
laud
praise; glorification; a musical hymn
adroit
skillful; adept under pressure
beguile
to deceive; to distract
bolster
to support
xenophobic
abnormal fear of the strange or foreign
enervate
to weaken or destroy the strength/energy
inane
foolish; lacking sense
repudiate
to reject the authority of; to doubt as untrue
ameliorate
to improve
mollify
to soften, soothe
emolliant
a softener, soother
disingenous
not straightfoward; pretending to be unaware
peripatetic
walking about place to place
capricious
fickle; not trustworthy
ascendency
superiority; domination
profligate
–adjective
1. utterly and shamelessly immoral or dissipated; thoroughly dissolute.
2. recklessly prodigal or extravagant.
–noun
3. a profligate person.
circumvent
to get around/avoid
spendthrift
one who spends money wastefully
circumlocation
indirect language
talk around something
precarious
lacking stability
dangerous; perilous; risky:
eschew
to avoid; shun
wanderlust
a strong, innate desire to rove or travel about.
dissolute
wasteful
funambulist
tight rope walker
chimerical
fantastically whimsical
dilatory
intended to delay
diffident
shy and timid
sage
having/exhibiting wisdom/calm judgement
sagacious
having/showing sound judgment
vilify
to make vicious statements about
gauche
tactless; lacking social polish
guile
skillful deceit
caustic
capable of burning/corroding
gregarious
sociable
benign
kind gentle
vociferous
crying out noisily, clamorous
garrulous
wordy, rambling
effusive
lacking reserve, unduly demonstrative;
pouring out, overflowing
taciturn
untalkative, reticent
reticent
untalkative, taciturn
munificent
very generous
extraneous
foreign; irrelevant
superfluous
excessive; unecessary
impervious
impenetrable
incontrovertible
indisputable