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profusion
overabundance; lavish expenditure
elusive
hard to grasp; baffling
divergent
differing; deviating
incongruous
absurb; not fitting the circumstances
homogeneous
of the same kind
miserly
stingy; mean
exhaustive
comprehensive; thorough
proximity
nearness
disinclination
unwillingness
cryptic
mysterious
superflous
unnecessary; excessive
turbulence
state of violent agitation
virtoso
highly skilled artist
discord
conflict; argumentation
notoriety
ill fame; disrepute
impede
to hinder; block; delay
mitigate
moderate; appease
impair
to injure or hurt
consensus
general agreement
zealot
fanatic; one who is obsessive in his beliefs
explicit
totally clear; definite
disparity
difference; inequality
contentious
quarrelsome
decorum
orderliness; good taste in manner
austere
forbiddingly stern; simple; unadorned
coercion
use of force to get someone to obey
induce
persuade; to bring about
meticulous
excessively careful; painstaking
nurture
nourish; educate
oblivion
obscurity; forgetfulness
succinct
brief; terse; compact
rebuttal
response with contrary evidence; refutation
euphemism
mild expression in place of an unpleasant one
hierarchy
arrangement by rank or standing
somber
gloomy; depressing; dark
gregarious
sociable
innocuous
harmless
gravity
seriousness
ingenious
clever; resourceful
frivolous
lacking in seriousness; carefree