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intriinsic
relation to the essental nature of someone or something
lassitude
a feeling of weariness or lack of energy
mercurial
changeable in temperament, voltile
munificent
extremely liberal in giving
insularity
narrow-mindedness or isolation, disconnection
perfunctory
done without much interest or care, superficial
pragmatic
practical, concerned with facts or actual occurences
preeminent
superior to all others, outstanding
prosaic
plain, lacking in any imagination or spirit
resplendent
dazzling and brilliant in apperance
supersede
to take the place of something, replace
disquieting
causing discomfort or anxiety
sequester
to set apart or remove, to cause to withdraw into solitude
tangential
slightly touching, barely relevant or connected
abrogate
to abolish or make void
gossamer
very thing, soft and selicate, like a spider's web
extant
still in existence and standing out, not extince
ardor
great intensity of feeling about something
recalcitrant
marked by stubbon resistance and defiance of authority
expedient
practiacal, serving to promote one's own interest rather that a principle self-serving
recondite
difficult to understand, little known, hidden from view
supplant
to substitute, or to take the place of
endemic
prevalent in a certain area of region, or among a certain group of people
insuperable
impossible to overcome
recind
to take away or make void, cancel
abject
brought low in status, being of the most wretched kind
martinet
one who demands absolute adherence to rules
erudite
learned or educated
ostentatious
showing off, boastfully showy
stolid
showing little or no emotion, dull, difficult to arouse or excite
uncouth
inappropriate, crude, clumsy, strange
germinate
to begin or cause to grow or develop
stodgy
dull, tedious, uninteresting, stuffy
append
to add or attach as a supplement
clemency
mercy, forgiving someone, especially a criminal, offender, or enemy, mildness
cogent
strongly convincing and reasonable
petulant
unreasongably irritable, peevish
stipulate
to set forth or establish, require, or agree to
effervescent
bubbly, excited, enthusiastic
abstruse
difficult to understand
turgid
very ornate in style; bloated or swollen
platitude
a commonplace or trite statement
tractable
easily handled or managed
palliate
to make something seem less serious or intense
propitious
havinhg fravorable circumstances