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superfluous
excessive, needless
taciturn
quiet, reserved
travesty
a mockery, a poor imitation
repertoire
list of performance pieces
eminent
famous, prominence
eulogy
high praised, tribute to a deceased
contend
to compete
deflect
to block, to turn aside
diffident
timid, shy
euphemism
substitute, agreeable word, pharse used in place of something harsh
embellish
to improve, expand by adding ornaments
diminutive
small
derivative
not original, abtained from another
apprehension
doubt, fear
benevolent
to be kindly, disposed to do good
adroitness
skilled
ignominy
disgrace and dishonor
soporific
boring
manifesto
a public declaration of intentions, opinions, objectives, or motives, as one issued by a government, sovereign, or organization.
erudition
knows all
obsequious
kiss up / flattery
stipulate
specify something
disregard
ignore somebody or something
altruism
selflessness
enigma
mystery