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foot print or trace
vestige
absolute, final, haughty
peremptory
bold, adventurous, intrepid
audacious
composed of a single solid stone
monlithic
superficially done; done hastily without taking note of details
cursory
derivation of a name from a city, place, event, etc from the name of a person
eponym
a strong taste or liking for something; a preference
penchant
silly, stupid, unintelligent
asisine
poverty, absense of resources, destitution
penury
to provide detailed explantion
explicate
to make obscure, to confuse, to darken
obfuscate
to censure in a scathing manner
excoriate
to be called into question
impugn
to strive to equal or to excel, to imitate
emulate
lacking sharpness
obtuse
unyielding, inflexible, esp. in the face of opposition
adamant
- extremely toxic
-bitterly hostile or antagonistic; hateful; maliciously spiteful
virulent
to glorify, to extol
exult
the substitution of a mild, indirect, or vague expression for one thought to be offensive, harsh, or blunt
euphemism
-the face of a building
- an artificial or deceptive front
facade
a feeling of great happiness or well-being
euphoria
shockingly evil, outrageously bad
heinous
a pressing or urgent situation
exigency
a person or thing which is chronologically out of place
anachronism
theatrical, deliberately affected; artificial in behavior or sleep; exceesively dramatic or emotional
histrionic
(lit) to ooze out
(fig) to show emotion
exude
broad in sympathies, tastes or interests
catholic
physiological or tempermental characteristic peculiar to an individual
idiosyncracy