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abject
miserable, pitiful
bilk
to cheat, defraud
colloquial
characteristic of informal speech
coquette
woman who flirts
desultory
at random, rambling, unmethodical
disgorge
to vomit, discharge violently
egregious
conspicuously bad
ethos
beliefs of character of a group
fallacious
wrong, unsound, illogical
founder (v.)
to fall helplessly; sink
hinterland
wilderness
importune
to ask repeatedly, beg
invective
verbal abuse
kindle
to set fire or to ignite; excite or inspire
lugubrious
sorrowful, mournful; dismal
mawkish
sickeningly sentimental
opaque
impervious to light; difficult to understand
palatial
like a palace, magnificent
phalanx
massed group of soldiers, people, or things
pudgy
chubby, overweight
renege
to go back on one's word
stoic
indifferent or unaffected by emotions
trite
shallow, superficial
unequivocal
absolute, certain
veracity
accuracy, truth