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assertion
a declaration or statement
communication
clarity
clearness in thought or expression
communication
cogent
convincing; reasonable
communication
coherent
logically connected
communication
didactic
intended to instruct
communication
discourse
verbal expression or exchange; conversation
communication
eloquence
the ability to speak vividly or persuasively
communication
fluid
easily flowing
communication
implication
the act of suggesting or hinting
communication
lucid
easily understood; clear
communication
pundit
an authority who expresses his/her opinions
communication
rhetoric
the art of using language effectively and persuasively
communication
arbiter
a judge who decides a disputed issue
decisions
biased
prejudiced
decisions
exculpate
to free from guilt or blame
decisions
impartial
not in favor of one side or the other, unbiased
decisions
incontrovertible
indisputable; not open to question
decisions
integrity
trustworthyness; completeness
decisions
jurisprudence
the philosophy or science of law
decisions
objectivity
threating facts without influence from personal feeling or prejudices
decisions
penitent
expressing remorse for one's misdeeds
decisions
plausible
seemingly valid or acceptable; credible
decisions
substantiated
supported with proof or evidence; verified
decisions
vindicated
freed from blame
decisions
condecending
treating people as weak or inferior
pride
contemptuous
feeling hatred; scornful
pride
despotic
exercising absolute power; tyrannical
pride
dictatorial
domineering; oppressivly overbearing
pride
disdain

(noun and verb)
noun - contempt, scorn

verb - to regard or treat with contempt; to look down on
pride
haughty
arrogant; vainly proud
pride
imperious
arrogantly domineering or overbearing
pride
patronizing
treating in a condescending manner
pride
convoluted
intracate; complex
difficult situations
cryptic
difficult to comprehend
difficult situations
futile
having no useful purpose; pointless
difficult situations
impede
to slow the progress of
difficult situations
obscure

(adjective and verb)
adjective - relatively unknown

verb - to conceal or make indistinct
difficult situations
quandary
a state of uncertainty or perplexity
difficult situations
dilatory
habitually late
negative characteristics
indolent
lazy
negative characteristics
insipid
uninteresting; unchallenging
negative characteristics
listless
lacking energy
negative characteristics
torpor
laziness; inactivity; dullness
negative characteristics
alienated
removed or disassociated from (friends, family, or homeland)
relationships
alliance
a union of two or more groups
relationships
disparity
inequality in age, rank, or degree; difference
relationships
servile
submissive; like a servant
relationships
suppressed
subdued; kept from being circulated
relationships
embellish
to make beautiful by ornamenting; to decorate
beauty
florid
describing flowery or elaborate speech
beauty
opulent
exhibiting a display of great wealth
beauty
ornate
elaborately decorated
beauty
ostentatious
describing a showy or pretentious display
beauty
poignant
profoundly moving; touching
beauty
ebullience
intense enthusiasm
abundance
effusive
emotionally unrestrained; gushy
abundance
egregious
conspicuously bad or offensive
abundance
flagrant
extremely or deliberately shocking or noticeable
abundance
frenetic
wildly excited or active
abundance
gratuitous
given freely; unearned; unwarranted
abundance
superfluous
extra; unnecessary
abundance
ample
describing a large amount of something
full on
comprehensive
large in scope or content
full on
copious
plentiful; having a large quantity
full on
permeated
spread or flowing throughout
full on
pervasive
dispersed throughout
full on
prodigious
enormus
full on
replete
abundantly supplied; filled to capacity
full on
alleviate
to ease a pain or a burden
positive situations
asylum
a place of retreat or security
positive situations
auspicious
favorable; promising
positive situations
benevolent
well-meaning; generous
positive situations
benign
kind and gentle
positive situations
emollient

(adjective and noun)
adjective - softening and soothing

noun - something that softens or soothes
positive situations
mollify
to calm or soothe
positive situations
reclamation
the act of making something useful again
positive situations
sanction
to give official authorization or approval
positive situations
dubious
doubtful; of unlikely authenticity
lies
fabricated
made; concocted in order to decieve
lies
hypocrisy
the practice of pretending to be something on is not; insincerity
lies
slander
false charges and malicious oral statements about someone
lies
spurious
not genuine; false, counterfeit
lies
astute
shrewd; clever
cunning
camouflage
to hide by blending in with surroundings
cunning
clandestine
secretive
cunning
coup
a brilliantly executed plan
cunning
disingenuous
not straightforward; crafty
cunning
ruse
a crafty trick
cunning
stratagem
a clever trick used to deceive or outwit
cunning
surreptitiously
done by secrative means
cunning
wary
on guard; watchful
cunning
wily
cunning
cunning
ambiguous
open to more than one interpretation
uncertainty
ambivalent
simultaneously having opposing feelings; uncertain
uncertainty
apathetic
feeling or showing little emotion
uncertainty
arbitrary
determined by impulse rather than reason
uncertainty
capricious
impulsive and unpredictable
uncertainty
equivocate
to avoid making a definate statement
uncertainty
indifferent
not caring one way of the other
uncertainty
spontaneous
unplanned; naturally occuring
uncertainty
whimsical
sunject to erratic behavior; unpredictable
uncertainty
inconsequential
unimportant
smallness
superficial
concerned only with what is on the surface or obvious; shallow
smallness
tenuous
having little substance or strength; shaky; unsure, weak
smallness
trivial
of little importance or significance
smallness