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Aesthetic
relating or pertaining to a sense of beauty or art
Though the scarlet letter resembles something of an __ nature, the story behind the symbol aren't....at all
aloof
apart indifferent
archaic
antiquated, old, out of use
assuage
to ease, to mitigate, to make less painful or burdensome, to calm
belie
to contradict, to give a false impression
contentious
quarrelsome, stirring controversy
daunt
to intimidate, to dismay
debilitate
to weaken, to enfeeble
discord
lack of agreement, tension, strife
dissemination
the act of spreading widely: scattering
dogmatic
strongly opinionated in an unwarranted manner
duplicity
double dealing, hypocrisy
egocentric
self-centered, selfish
euphemism
substitution of an inoffensive term for one that is offensive
gluttonous
greedy for food and drink
mundane
ordinary,commonplace
ominous
threatening
petulance
unreasonable touchiness or irritability
pompous
exaggerated, show of dignity or self-importance
precocious
exceptionally early in development
slothful
lazy, indolent
trivia
insignificant matters
verbose
wordy, very talkative
virulent
extremely poisonous;hateful
volatile
quickly changeable, easily vaporized