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jejune
adj- lacking nutritional value; immature
credulous
adj- easily deceived; gullible
infirmity
n- a weakness or ailment (physical, mental, or moral)
berate
v- to scold sharply
expatiate
v- to expand on, write, or talk at length on
deplete
v- to diminish greatly
extraneous
adj- irrelevent, not essential; coming from the outside
inception
n- the beginning, the start, the earliest stages of a process or institution
criterion (sing.)
criteria (pl.)
standard; rule
amenable
adj- willing to follow advice or authority, tractable, submissive
carnage
n- a large scale slaughter or loss of life
obdurate
adj- stubborn, unyeilding
ostensible
adj- apparent, appearing to be true or actual; capable of being shone
potpourri
n- a mixture of random things; petals mixed with spices for scent
precocious
adj- showing unusually early development and mental capacity
providential
adj- happening through divine intervention; characterized by good fortune
sadistic
adj- delighting in cruelty or excessively cruel
sententious
adj- often using wise sayings; characterizezd by being moral; saying much in few words, pithy
supplicate
v- to beg humbly
surfeit
n- an excess or over-indulgence; v- to feed or supply in excess
tortuous
adj- winding, twisting; highly involved or complex
turgid
adj- swollen or bloaded, filled to excess; over decoraded or excessive in language; bombastic