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Wane
To decrease in apparent size, importance, or brilliance
intemperate
immoderate, unbridled, violent, given to excessive indulgence in alcohol
idiosyncratic
a mental constitution, view or feeling, or mode of behavior peculiar to a person
idealistic
follwing after wanted things
Concise
Brief but comprehensive in explanation
Banal
trite, feenle, commonplace, unoriginal
Demean
lower the dignity of/ insult
cliche
a hackneyed phrase or opinion
prophecy
a prediction of future events
pedantry
a person who insists on strict adherence to formal rules or literal meaning
anecdote
a short account of an interesting story
deleterious
harmful (to mind and body)
immaterial
unimportant
perilous
full of risk, dangerous
predisposed
influence favorably in advance
Irreproachable
faultless, blameless
Archaic
primitive, old
tyrannical
acting like a tyrant, imperious
clandestine
secretly
precarious
1. Uncertain, dependent on change
2. unstable, insecure
prolific
abundantly productive, copius
Utopian
Idealistic reformer
Enervated
depreive of vigor or vitality
Onerous
burdensome, involving heavy obligations
cosmopolitan
consisting of people from many.all parts; free from prejudice
Irreproachable
faultless, blameless
Archaic
primitive, old
tyrannical
acting like a tyrant, imperious
clandestine
secretly
precarious
1. Uncertain, dependent on change
2. unstable, insecure
prolific
abundantly productive, copius
Utopian
Idealistic reformer
Enervated
depreive of vigor or vitality
Onerous
burdensome, involving heavy obligations
cosmopolitan
consisting of people from many.all parts; free from prejudice
Irreproachable
faultless, blameless
Archaic
primitive, old
tyrannical
acting like a tyrant, imperious
clandestine
secretly
precarious
1. Uncertain, dependent on change
2. unstable, insecure
prolific
abundantly productive, copius
Utopian
Idealistic reformer
Enervated
depreive of vigor or vitality
Onerous
burdensome, involving heavy obligations
cosmopolitan
consisting of people from many.all parts; free from prejudice