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plaintive
adj-expressing sadness or sounding sad
tableau
n-a vivid and wide ranging description or display
agglomeration
n-jumbled mess of separate elements
ignominy
n-disgrace and dishonor: a total loss of dignity and self respect or an incurring or public disgrace
preening
v-show of self satisfaction; to feel excessively self-satisfied and display that feeling by gloating
intangibly
adv-without material qualities, and so not able to be seen or touched
bohemian
adj-unconvenitonal, especailly in appearance and behavior
insouciant
adj-unconcerned (in a cheerful manner)
inanity
n-meaninglessness or senselessness that suggests a lack of understanding or intelligence
clairvoyant
adj-possessing the ability to see things beyond the range of normal human vision
hamlet
n-a small village or group of homes
farcical
adj-absurd and mixed up
derisive
adj-mockingly scornful
anodyne
adj-bland, harmless, inoffensive, or uncontroversial to the point of being dull
churlish
adj-crass characteristic of somebody who is ill bred
miasma
n-harmful or poisonous emanation, espescially one caused by burning or decaying organic matter
inexorable
adj-unstoppable
undulating
adj-with a wavy appearand, edge, or markings
facade
n-the face of a building, especially the principal or front face showing its most prominent architectural features
disquiet
n-lack of peace resulting from anxiety, also called disquietude
hamlet
n-a small village or group of homes
farcical
adj-absurd and mixed up
derisive
adj-mockingly scornful
anodyne
adj-bland, harmless, inoffensive, or uncontroversial to the point of being dull
churlish
adj-crass characteristic of somebody who is ill bred
miasma
n-harmful or poisonous emanation, espescially one caused by burning or decaying organic matter
inexorable
adj-unstoppable
undulating
adj-with a wavy appearand, edge, or markings
facade
n-the face of a building, especially the principal or front face showing its most prominent architectural features
disquiet
n-lack of peace resulting from anxiety, also called disquietude