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convivial
merry, festive
ebullience
zestful, exuberant, full of energy/life
irascible
quick tempered
hackneyed
overfamiliar through overuse
perspective
a particular outlook
eclectic
employing a variety of elements
laconic
terse, short
vivacious
lively
vociferous
offensively loud or forceful
garrulous
wordy and rambling
histrionic
excessively dramatic
recapitulate
to summarize
capitulate
to surrender, yield
loquacious
very talkative
soliloquy
a dramatic speech to oneself
benediction
a blessing or expression of good wishes
colloquium
an academic seminar
propensity
an inborn tendency
recompense
to pay or award
penchant
a strong liking
renown
great fame
misnomer
an unsuitable name
magnanimous
generous in forgiving
pusillanimous
cowardly
equanimity
calmness, composure
mundane
commonplace
ubiquitous
seeming to be everywhere at the same time
equivocate
to use evasive language to mislead
rudimentary
elementary, basic
confound
to mix up
construe
to interpret
cryptic
having hidden meaning
reprehensible
deserving of blame
vindicate
to clear of blame
prodigal
wastefully extravagant
replete
plentiful, abounding
avarice
extreme greed
irresolute
undecided, wavering
obdurate
hardhearted
audacious
daring, fearless
indefatigable
tireless
salubrious
favorable to good health
livid
angry, disturbed, black and blue
moribund
about to die
noxious
poisonous
tenacious
holding stubbornly to something
sustain
to support/maintain/provide for
heinous
evil, abominable, disgusting
retrogress
to go backwards
apathetic
indifferent
juggernaut
an overwhelming force
supersede
to supplant, take place of
unremitting
never letting up, persistent
extenuation
a partial excuse
pretentious
showy
ingrate
an ungrateful person
untenable
incapable of being defended, held or occupied
sanctimony
false show of righteousness
transitory
temporary, short lived
emanate
to send forth
amalgamate
to unite, combine
arcane
known/understood only by a few, mysterious
belie
to depict falsely, misrepresent
clandestine
done in secret
disingenuous
not telling the whole truth, pretending to be unaware
nefarious
notoriously wicked, infamous
spurious
not genuine, lacking authenticity
inure
to accustom to something undesirable because of exposure
transience
a short life or existence, transition
covert
concealed or hidden
manifest
clearly apparent or obvious /// demonstrate plainly, to reveal
succinct
clear and precise
conclave
a secret or confidential meeting
contiguous
adjacent, sharing an edge
parity
functional equivalence
diverge
to branch out
transcend
to surpass, to go beyond the limits
impervious
incapable of being affected
rhetoric
study and art of using language effectively and persuasively
levity
a light humorous manner or attitude, often when inappropriate
caustic
capable of burning/dissolving
obviate
to make something unnecessary
finite
limited
mercurial
quick and changeable in temperament
sanguine
of the color of blood, red /// cheerfully optimistic/ confident
tirade
a long, angry violent speech
picayune
of little value or importance
verifiable
able to be proved true
repudiate
to reject the validity of
revel
to take great pleasure or delight in something
perfidious
disloyal, treacherous
perpetuity
time without end, eternity