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epithet
n- a word or phrase tat describes or characterizes a person or thing; a descriptive name.
evasive
adj- avoiding by cleverness; not strait foward; misleading.
evoke
v- to call forth; to bering out; to elicit; to produce.
exacting
adj- hard to please; requiring hard work and close attention; demanding.
foreshadowing
v- to indicate or suggest before hand; to give warning of.
infer
v- to conclude on the basis of reasoning or observation.
laudable
adj-praiseworthy; commedable
lucid
adj- easily understood; clear; rational and sane.
scrutinize
v- to examine closely or critically.
symposium
n- a meeting for discussing a particular subject; a collection of writings on a subject.
affluent
adj- wealthy, abundant, plentiful
brevity
adj- briefness of duration, shortness; the quality of being percise or to the point.
connotation
n- the suggested, or implied meaning of a word not its strict literal meaning; an idea or feelings associated with a word.
embellish
v- to decorate or adorn; to improve a story by adding details even false ones.
imbibe
v- to drink, to drink in or absorb; to take in with the mind and keep (as in ideas or principles)
nastalgic
adj- having a longing for things.
reiterate
n- to restate, to repeat.
stipend
n- fixed or regular pay; allowance
novice
n- an inexpireinced person; a beginner
philistine
n- a person who is insensitive or indifferent to the arts or the ideas.
adj-lacking in culture, boorish.