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en masse
as a body or group (altogether)
foilible
any small weakness failing, fault, or character flaw that is comparatively insignificant
grandeur
the quality of being great, grand or very impressive
grovel
to show exaggerated and false respect, intending to please or out of fear
impetus
the force that causes the motion of an object to overcome resistance and maintain velocity
infallible
incapable of making a mistake
innocuous
not intended to cause offense or provoke a strong reaction
insolent
rude and arrogant in behavior or disrespectful
laggard
someone or something that falls behind and does not keep up with others
lucid
transparently clear; easily understandable
lugubrious
extremely sad or gloomy
morose
having a withdrawn or gloomy personality
nemesis
a bitter enemy
noxious
harmful to life or poisonous
officiate
to preside over in an official capacity, especially at a particular ceremony
oscillate
to keep changing from one point to another such as changing your mind between the better of two positions
ostentations
marked by a vulgar display of wealth, talents, possessions, or success designed to impress people. (showy)
palliative
capable of soothing anxieties or other intense emotions
pro bono
done or undertaken for the public good without any payment
zenith
the highest point or climax of a thing or event