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Zenith
the highest point
zealot
a person who shows great enthusiasm for a cause
wayward
reistant to guidance
wanton
immoral
voluble
fluent in speech
utopian
excellent or ideal but impracticable;visionary
utilitarian
having a useful function
resolute
firm or determined
prosaic
dull
precarious
subject to chance or unknown conditions;uncertain
pragmatic
practical
placate
appease;pacify;calm
ominous
threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
obsequious
servilely attentive
mitigate
to make or to become milder or less severe
Meticulous
very careful about details;fussy
Impetuous
characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation
hypocritical
insincere;pretending to be what one is not
hyperbole
an exaggerated statetment used as a figure of speech for rhetorical effect
Grandiose
characterized by greatness of scope or intent
Frugal
not wasteful or lavish
Fortuitious
lucky
Expropriated
taken out of the posession of another and transferred to your own use often without permission
elucidate
to make clear
egregious
hella bad
Disparage
to belittle;reduce in esteem
disparate
fundamentally distinct or different in kind
derivative
adapted from others
cynical
pessimistic
cupidity
excessive desire or greed
Corroborate
to testify in agreement
Constituent
a resident of a district or member of a group represented by an elected official
Conspicuous
clearly visible;remarkable
Connoisseur
Expert
Cogent
Clear
Clement
lenient;mild
Benign
harmless
Assiduous
devoted
Appease
Soothe
Anomaly
deviation from the common order, form, or rule
Aesthetic
artistic; pertaining to a sense of what is beautiful
abhorrent
disgusting