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ignominy
humiliation
discerning
perceptive; showing insight and judgement
quiescent
still, inactive
peregrinate
to wander from place to place
peripatetic
moving from place to place
perambulate
to stroll
prescient
hacing knowledge of events before they happen
pundit
critic
obsolescent
becoming obsolete
tenuous
weak, insubstantial
travesty
inferior imitation
erudition
deep learning
predilection
preference
puerile
childish, immature
gambit
carefully considered strategy
pretentious
making an extravagant show; ostentatious
incandescent
shining brightly
supernal
heavenly; celestial
engender
to cause, produce
furtively
sneakily
enigmatic
mysterious
ebullient
overflowing with enthusiasm
acerbic
sharp tempered
impassive
showing no passion
appease
calm, pacify
pedagogical
related to teaching
savant
learned person
paramount
foremost
colloquy
conversation
rebuke
reprimand
revivify
give new energy
soporific
sleep producing
somnolent
sleepy
sojourn
visit
convoluted
complicated
vernacular
everyday common language
mélange
micture
voluble
fluid
plumb
to examine deeply, determine the depth
emphathize
to put oneself in another's place
dissemble
conceal; disguise
chimerical
unreal
antithesis
opposite of
paragon
model of perfection
pulchritude
beauty
negligible
not significant enough to be worth considering
paradigm
model
empirical
derived from observation
evince
to show clearly
circulocution
indirect way of saying something
eschew
to avoid
interlocutor
someone taking part in a dialogue
reproachfully
in a way that expresses blame
extrapolate
estimate by procting know info
jocularity
joke
infinitesimal
extremely tiny
ascetic
one who renounces comforts of for a life of discipline
gregarious
socialble
rally
assemble; recover; recuperate
intimate
imply
multifarious
diverse
expostulation
scolding; reproof
ramification
consequence; implication
interminable
endless
insipid
dull
verismilitude
quality of appearing real
inane
senseless
impute
to attribute; ascribe
vivacious
lively; spirited
foibles
minor weaknesses
sanguine
cheerfully optomistic
inveterate
deeply rooted, confirmed
indefatigably
tirelessly
convivial
sociable
peripheral
of minor importance
euphemisms
inoffensive language used in place of offensive words.
onerious
burdensome
fracas
loud dispute
neophyte
beginner
circumscribed
limited
facetious
playfully humorous
unmitigated
not lessened, moderated in intensity
intrepid
fearless and bold
machinations
crafty plots
vaunted
boasted about