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Imminent
About to happen
Impecunious
Having little or no money
Imperturbable
Not easily excited
Importune
To trouble with demands; tax
Pejorative
Tending to make worse; belittling
Penchant
A strong attraction
Paltry
Insignificant; measly
Pecuniary
Related to money
Pedantry
Nit-picking
Abrogate
to repeal, cancel, declare null and void
Affront
an open or intentional insult; a slight v. to insult to one's face, confront
Agnostic
one who believes that nothing can be known about God
Allay
to calm or pacify, set to rest
Amenity
that wish is pleasant or agreeable; attractive features
Animadversion
a comment indication strong criticism or disapproval
Arrogate
to claim or take without right
Attenuate
to make thin or slender; to weaken or lessen in force
Badinage
light and playful conversation
Banal
hackneyed, trite, commonplace
Behemoth
a creature of emormous size, power, or appearance
Benign
gentle, kind; having favorable or beneficial effect
Bucolic
characteristic of the countryside, rural; relationg to shepherds and cowherds
Cacophonous
harsh sounding, racuous, discordant, dissonant
Canard
a false rumor, fabricated story
Chicanery
trickery, deceptive practices or tactics
Coherent
holding or sticking together; making a logical whole ; comprehensible
Perfunctory
done in a superficial or halfhearted manner; without interest or enthusiasm