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capacious
able to contain much, large, roomy
din
a loud confused mixture of noises
augmented
enlarged, increased
jovial
marked by good humor; cheerful, happy, jolly
repugnant
contrary to a person's tastes or principles, exciting distaste or aversion; objectionable
grappled
wrestled, stuggled
insipid
lacking taste or savor; dull, flat
futility
useless, vain; fivolous, trivial
drastic
harsh, rigorous, severe, extreme
vivid
detailed, brilliant, intense; producing a strong impression on teh senses; producing distinct mental pictures
petrified
paralyzed from fear
senile
old, aged, loss of mental ability due to old age
stratagem
deceptive scheme
concocted
devise; prepare by combining raw materials
latent
present but not visible or active
jargon
confused unintelligible language; obscure pretentious language; special vocabulary of a particular group or activity; slang
monarchy
a nation or state governed by a monarch; ruled by one
prerequisite
something required beforehand or for the end in view; prior condition
deviant
turning aside from a course, standard, principle, or topic; one who strays from normal behavior
prominent
jutting out; projecting; readily noticeable; conspicuous; distinguished, eminent, widely known
enhanced
to increase or improve; intensified
sophisticated
complex; worldly-wise by wide experience; intellectually appealing; cosmopolitan, urban; refined
ostentatious
pretentious or excessive display; showy, flashy
implausible
unbelievable, incredible, unlikely
prurient
lascivious; lustful, lewd; invovling sexual intrest