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Inconsistent
Displaying or marked by a lack of consistency
Remote
Located far away; distant in space
Edification
Intellectual, moral, or spiritual improvement; enlightenment
Infallible
Incapable of erring or failing
Fragile
Easily broken, damaged, or destroyed; frail
Placid
Undisturbed by tumult or disorder; calm or quiet
Inaudible
Impossible to hear
Perpetual
Lasting for eternity
Amiable
Friendly and agreeable in disposition; good-natured and likable
Affluent
Generously supplied with money, property, or possessions; prosperous or rich
Temerity
Foolhardy disregard of danger; recklessness
Cynical
Believing or showing the belief that people are motivated chiefly by base or selfish concerns; skeptical of the motives of others
Discreet
Marked by, exercising, or showing prudence and wise self-restraint in speech and behavior; circumspect
Expunge
To erase or strike out
Exhilarated
To cause to feel happily refreshed and energetic; elate
Furtive
Characterized by stealth; surreptitious
Adamant
Impervious to pleas, appeals, or reason; stubbornly unyielding
Sordid
Filthy or dirty; foul
Squalid
Dirty and wretched, as from poverty or lack of care
Brevity
The quality or state of being brief in duration
Turmoil
A state of extreme confusion or agitation; commotion or tumult
Eccentricities
Deviation from the normal, expected, or established
Notoriety
The quality or condition of being notorious; ill fame
Spurious
Lacking authenticity or validity in essence or origin; not genuine; false
Squandered
To spend wastefully or extravagantly; dissipate
Assuaged
To make (something burdensome or painful) less intense or severe
Predilection
A partiality or disposition in favor of something; a preference
Ambled
To walk slowly or leisurely; stroll
Malevolent
Having or exhibiting ill will; wishing harm to others; malicious
Inequities
Injustice; unfairness
Fractious
Inclined to make trouble; unruly
Disapprobation
Moral disapproval; condemnation
Mortification
A feeling of shame, humiliation, or wounded pride
Vexations
The act of annoying, irritating, or vexing
Transaction
The act of transacting or the fact of being transacted
Auspicious
Attended by favorable circumstances; propitious
Pestilence
A usually fatal epidemic disease, especially bubonic plague
Edification
Intellectual, moral, or spiritual improvement; enlightenment
Breeches
Trousers
Rendered
To submit or present, as for consideration, approval, or payment
Vigil
A watch kept during normal sleeping hours
Meditative
Characterized by or prone to meditation
Unfathomable
Difficult or impossible to understand; incomprehensible
Aberrations
A deviation from the proper or expected course
Perplexity
The state of being perplexed or puzzled