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Servil
submissive; like a servant
torpor
laziness; inactivity; dullness
insipid
uninteresting; unchalenging
disparity
inequality in age, rank, or degree; difference
indolent
lazy
alliance
a union of two or more groups
dilatory
habitually late
alienated
removed or disassociated from(family, friends, or homeland)
arbiter
a judge who decides a disputed issue
assertion
a declaration or statement
biased
prejudiced
clarity
clearness in thought or expression
didactic
intended to instruct
cogent
convincing; reasonable
plausible
seemingly valid or acceptable; credible
penitent
expressing remorse for one's misdeeds
objectivity
treating facts without influence from personal feelings or prejudices
jurisprudence
the philosophy or science of law
vindicated
freed from blame
condescending
treating as weak or inferior
contemptuous
feeling hatred; scornful
despotic
exercising absolute power; tryannical
dictorial
domineering; oppressively overbearing
disdain
(n) contempt;scorn
(v) to regard or treat with contempt; to look down on
haughty
arrogant; vainly proud
imperious
arrogantly domineering or overbearing
patrionizing
treating in a condescending manner
coherent
connected logically
convoluted
intricate; complex
cryptic
difficult to comprehend
futile
having no useful purpose; pointless
impede
to slow the progress of
obscure
(adj.)relatively unknown
(v)to conceal or make indistinct
quandary
a state of uncertainty of perplexity
cohesive
condition of sticking together
discourse
verbal expression or exchange; converstion
eloquence
the ability to speak vividly of persuasively
emphasize
to give special attention to something; to stress
fluid
easily flowing
pundit
an authority who expresses his/her opinions
rhetoric
the art of using language effectively and persuasively
exculpate
to free from guilt or blame
impartial
not in favor of one side or the other; unbiased
incontrovertible
indisputable; not open to question
integrity
trustworthiness; completeness
lucid
easily understood; clear
implication
the act of suggesting or hinting
substantiated
supported with proof or evidence; verified