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abnormal, irregular,departing from the usual
anomalous
a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering or defaming
aspersion
extremely strange, unusual,atypical
bizarre
abrupt,blunt,with no formalities
brusque
to coax,persuade through flattery or artifice;to deceive with soothing thoughts or false promises
cajole
to punish severely;to criticize severely
castigate
to plan with ingenuity;invent;t bring about as the result or a scheme or plan
contrive
a leader who exploits popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power
demagogue
to free from deception or error, set right in ideas or thinking
disabuse
weariness and dissatisfaction from lack of occupation or interest, boredom
ennui
a chain or shackle placed on the feet; anything that confines or restrains
fetter
very wicked, offensice, hateful
heinous
not subject to change, constant
immutable
one who rebels or rises against authority; rising in revolt; refusing to accept authority; surging or rushing in or on
insurgent
a delusion marked by a feeling or power,wealth,talent, far in excess or reality
megalomania
a position requiring little or no work; an easy job
sinecure
stealthy,secret,intended to escape observation;made or accomplished by fraud
surreptitious
to go beyond a limit or boundary; to sin; violate a law
transgress
to change from one nature,substance,or form to another
transmute
performed, suffered, or otherwise experienced by one person in place of another
vicarious