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verbose
using more words than are needed wordy
blasphemy
the act of expressing lack of reverence for god
vilify
to blacken the character of with abusive languagues:defane
diatribe
biting or abusive speech or writing
vitriolic
harsh or corrosive in tone
jargon
confused unintelligible language
satire
biting wit,irony,or sarcasm used to expose vice or fully
tirade
a prolonged speech of abuse or condemnation
slander
to utter slander againsts defame
garbie
to destort the meaning of
rhetoric
the art of speaking or writing effectively
garrulous
talkative wordy
queralous
complaining, fault finding, fretful, petulant
inquisitive
inquiring,questioning curious
1.indict
2.edict
1.to charge with an offense, in court of informally
2.a formal order or command; a command by law
ambiguous
capable of being understood in more than one way
capitulate
to surrender especially on conditions agreed upon
defer
postpone putoff
ambivalence
simultaneous attraction toward and repulsion from a person, object, or action.
dubious
uncertain
languor
a languid feeling tiredness
fluctuate
waver, shift up and down
tentative
not fully worked out or developed
indifferent
unbiased unprejudiced unconcerned not curious
lethargy
abnormal drowsiness lazyness
innocuous
harmless, dull
stagnant
not flowing motionless unmoving
evade
to avoid, dodge, or circumvent a person or issue
pervade
to go throughout to diffuse throughout to permeate
1.deduce
2.conducive
1.to conclude or infer by reasoned thought
2.apt to promote or assist