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stoic
(STOH-ik) adj.

indifferent to or unaffected by emotions

Marcy’s expression was stoic, considering she just slammed her locker door on her finger.
verbose
(vur-BOHS) adj.

wordy

Vikki wondered if her two-hour valedictorian speech was going to be a bit verbose
abhor
(ab-HOR) verb

to loathe, detest, hate

It took only six little words to make George abhor his new job at the supermarket: “Clean the puck in aisle three.”
berate
(bee-RAYT) verb

to scold harshly

Prissy berated her little sister for reading her private text messages.
cliché
(klee-SHAY) noun

overused expression or idea

Derek thought his new rock song, When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade, was totally original, but really it was one big cliché.