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Reproachful disdain
Lucid
Clear; easy to understand
Aesthetic
Having to do with artistic beauty
Prodigal
Extravagant; wasteful
Augment
To add to; to increase; to make bigger
Complacent
Smug; self-satisfied; pleased with oneself
Guile
Cunning duplicity
Squander
To waste
Incessant
Unceasing; never-ending
Laudable
Worthy of praise
Deter
To prevent; to stop; to keep from doing something.
Redundant
Unnecessarily repetitive
Infamous
Shamefully wicked
Provocative
Attracting attention
Depravity
Moral corruption
Gravity
Seriousness
Banal
Unoriginal; ordinary
Extol
To praise
Euphony
Pleasant sound
Deride
To ridicule
Insipid
Dull; banal
Austere
Unadorned; stern; forbidding
Expidite
To make faster or easier
Heresy
An opinion violently opposed to established beliefs
Novel
New; original
Philanthropy
Love of mankind
Tentative
Experimental; temporary
Deference
Submission to another's will; respect; courtesy
Vacillate
To be indecisive; to waver back and forth
Fervor
Passion
Dispassionate
Without passion
Pragmatic
Practical; down-to-earth
Rigorous
Strict; harsh; severe
Solemn
Serious; grave
Alleviate
To lesser; to relieve
Negligence
Carelessness