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Nominal
being such in name only
Banal
devoid of freshness or originality
Torpor
sluggish inactivity or inertia
Emeritus
retired or honorably discharged from active professional duty, but retaining the title of one's office or position
Indefatigable
incapable of being tired out
Exhort
to urge, advise, or caution earnestly
Soporific
causing or tending to cause sleep
Decimate
to destroy a great number or proportion of
Fallacious
containing a fallacy; logically unsound
Pejorative
having a disparaging, derogatory, or belittling effect or force
Altruism
the principle or practice of unselfish concern for or devotion to the welfare of others
Indolent
having or showing a disposition to avoid exertion
Inimical
adverse in tendency or effect; unfavorable
Inscrutable
incapable of being investigated, analyzed, or scrutinized
Modicum
a moderate or small amount
Discursive
passing aimlessly from one subject to another
Lucid
easily understood; completely intelligible or comprehensible
Ruminate
to meditate or muse; ponder
Execrable
utterly detestable; abominable; abhorrent
Quixotic
extravagantly chivalrous or romantic; visionary, impractical
Quintessential
pure and concentrated essence of a substance
Temerity
reckless boldness; rashness
Temerarious
reckless; rash
Maudlin
tearfully or weakly emotional
Latent
present but not visible, apparent, or actualized
Inchoate
not yet completed or fully developed