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AESTHETIC
appealing to the sense of beauty
ECLETIC
choosing from a variety of sources
PARADOX
a seemingly contradictory statement that nonetheless expresses the truth
ANOMALOUS
deviating from a general rule, an irregularity, something that is out of place
ALLEVIATE, MITIGATE, MOLLIFY, ASSUAGE, ALLAY
to relieve, to lessen as to alleviate congestion
TANGIBLE, PALPABLE
capable of being touched, felt or perceived
TRITE, BANAL, CLICHE, HACKNEYED, PLATITUDE, VAPID, PROSAIC, MUNDANE
commonplace, unimaginative, ordinary
ELUSIVE
hard to catch, evasive
PROCRASTINATE, DILATORY, TEMPORIZE, DAWDLE
to delay, to be tardy
VACILLATE, OSCILLATE
To waver, to swing back and forth like a pendulum often between two views or feelings
OBSTINATE, OBDURATE, RECALCITRANT, INTRANSIGENT, INTRACTABLE
stubborn
TACITURN, TACIT, TERSE, LACONIC
Close-mouthed, silent, speaking few words, concise