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Ambivalence
N. Simultaneoisly repelling and attracting a person object or action. Feeling conflicted
Axiomatic
Self-evident
Circuitous
roundabout, indirect
Cogent
convincing, appealing strongly to the mind or reason
Contentious
argumentative
Denigrate
to defame
Equivocal
capable of more than one meaning, ambiguous, inconclusive
Escoriate
To censure scathingly, to "skin alive"
Excupulate
to free from blame to clear from alleged fraud or guilt
Extricate
to free from difficulties
Frenetic
frenzied frantic
Gratuitous
given freely, UNWARRANTED
Ignominious
dishonorable, shameful, scandalous
Impecunious
poor, without money
Intrepid
Fearless, bold
Lugubrious
Mournful, dismal, funereal
Mellifluous
flowing smoothly, smooth
Myopia
Shortsightedness
Opprobrious
Discraceful, shameful
Orotund
Fullness of sound, sonorous
Peremptory
absolute, conclusive
Perturbation
something disquieting, distressful, or troublesome
Proclivity
natural inclination
Propitiate
to gain the favor of; appease
Puerile
Childish; foolish; unthinking
Pusikkanimous
cowardly; timid; fearful of danger; fainthearted
Rectitude
righteousness; goodness; honesty; integrity
Salacious
lustful; lecherous
Unctuous
overly suave; hypocritically warm; CREEPY
Vilify
to degrade or debase by report; speak evil of
Vociferous
making a loud outcry; noisy
Voracious
Very hungry; ravenous
Winsome
cheerful; causing joy or pleasure
Sacrosanct
most sacred
Viable
capable of growing and developing