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cryptic
enigmatic
esoteric
inscrutable
difficult to understand
abstruse
ambiguous
arcane
bemusing
difficult to understand
obscure
opaque
paradoxical
difficult to understand
perplexing
recondite
turbid
difficult to understand
abridge
compendium
cursory
curtail
abbreviated communication
syllabus
synopsis
terse
abbreviated communication
apace
abrupt
headlong
impetuous
precipitate
act quickly
abet
advocate
acillary
bolster
assist
corroborate
countenance
espouse
mainstay
assist
munificent
proponent
stalwart
sustenance
assist
bilious
dudgeon
irascible
bad mood
pettish
petulant
pique
bad mood
querulous
umbrage
waspish
bad mood
dilettante
fledgling
neophyte
beginner/amateur
novitiate
proselyte
tyro
beginner/amateur
burgeoning
callow
engender
beginning/young
inchoate
incipient
nascent
beginning/young
acerbic
acidulous
acrimonious
asperity
biting (as in wit or temperment)
caustic
mordacious
mordant
trenchant
biting(as in wit or temperment)
audacious
courageous
dauntless
bold
banal
fatuous
hackneyed
insipid
boring
mundane
pedestrian
platitude
boring
prosaic
quotidian
trite
boring
bacchanalian
debauchery
depraved
dissipated
carousal
iniquity
libertine
libidinous
licentious
carousal
reprobate
ribald
salacious
sordid
turpitude
carousal
capricious
mercurial
volatile
changing quickly
counterpart
emulate
fascimile
copy
factitious
paradigm
precursor
copy
quintessence
simulate
vicarious
copy
aspersion
belittle
berate
calumny
criticize/criticism
castigate
decry
defamation
denounce
criticize/criticism
deride/derisive
diatribe
disparage
excoriate
criticize/criticism
gainsay
harangue
impugn
inveigh
criticize/criticism
lambaste
objurgate
obloquy
opprobrium
criticize/criticism
pillory
rebuke
remonstrate
reprehend
criticize/criticism
reprove
revile
tirade
vituperate
criticize/criticism
bereave
cadaver
defunct
demise
death/mourning
dolorous
elegy
knell
lament
death/mourning
macabre
moribund
obsequies
sepulchral
wraith
death/mourning
abnegate
abstain
ascetic
denying of self
spartan
stoic
temperate
denying of self
authoritarian
despotic
dogmatic
dictatorial
hegemonic
imperious
peremptory
tyrannical
dictatorial
equitable
equity
tantamount
equal
defile
fetid
invidious
noisome
digusting/offensive
odious
putrid
rebarbative
disgusting/offensive
aberrant
anachronism
anomalous
iconoclast
eccentric/dissimilar
discrete
eclectic
esoteric
eccentric/dissimilar
abashchagrin
compunction
contrition
diffidence
embarrass
expiate
foible
gaucherie
rue
embarrass
articulate
cogen
eloquent
evident
easy to understand
limpid
lucid
pellucid
easy to understand
apocryphal
canard
chicanery
dissemble
falsehood
duplicity
equivocate
erroneous
ersatz
falsehood
fallacious
feigned
guile
mendacious/mendacity
falehood
perdify
prevaricate
specious
spurious
falsehood
conjugal
consanguine
distaff
endogamous
family
filial
fratricide
progenitor
scion
family
ardor/ardent
doctrinaire
fervid
favoring/not impartial
partisan
tendentious
zealot
favoring/not impartial
absolve
acquit
exculpate
exonerate
forgive
expiate
palliate
redress
vindicate
forgive
chortle
droll
facetious
flippant
funny
give
jocular
levity
ludicrous
funny
raillery
riposte
simper
funny
abatement
aperture
fissure
hiatus
gaps/openings
interregnum
interstice
lull
orifice
gaps/openings
rent
respite
rift
gaps/openings
altruistic
beneficent
clement
largess
generous/kind
magnanimous
munificent
philanthropic
unstinting
generous/kind
avaricious
covetous
mercenary
miserly
greedy
penurious
rapacious
venal
greedy
asperity
baleful
dour
fell
hardhearted
malevolent
mordant
sardonic
scathing
hardhearted
truculent
vitriolic
vituperation
hardhearted
baleful
baneful
deleterious
harmful
injurious
insidious
inimical
harmful
minatory
perfidious
pernicious
harmful
assonance
cacophony
din
harsh-sounding
dissonant
raucous
strident
harsh-sounding
abhorrence
anathema
antagonism
antipathy
hatred
detestation
enmity
loathing
hatred
malice
odium
rancor
hatred
beneficial
salubrious
salutary
healthy
dither
oscillate
teeter
vacillate
waver
hesitate
antithetic
churlish
curmudgeon
irascible
hostile
malevolent
misanthropic
truculent
vindictive
hostile
credulous
gullible
ingenuous
innocent/inexperienced
naive
novitiate
tyro
innocent/inexperienced
disingenous
dissemble
fulsome
ostensible
unctuous
insincere
appraise
ascertain
assay
descry
peruse
investigate
indolent
inert
lackadaisical
languid
lazy/sluggish
lassitude
lethargic
phlegmatic
lazy/sluggish
quiescent
slothful
torpid
lazy/sluggish
adventitious
amulet
auspicious
fortuitous
luck
kismet
nemesis
optimum
portentous
luck
propitiate
propitious
providential
talisman
luck
admonish
cavil
belabor
enjoin
nag
exhort
harangue
hector
nag
martinet
remonstrate
reproof
nag
fetid
noisome
noxious
nasty
askance
awry
careen
carom
not a straight line
circuitious
circumvment
gyrate
labrynth
not a straight line
meander
oblique
serrated
sidle
not a straight line
sinuous
undulating
vortex
not a straight line
bombastic
circumlocution
garrulous
grandiloquent
overblown/wordy
loquacious
perphrastic
prolix
overblown/wordy
rhetoric
turgid
verbose
overblown/wordy
ameliorate
appease
assuage
defer
pacify/satisfy
mitigate
mollify
placate
pacify/satisfy
propitiate
satiate
slake
sooth
pacify/satisfy
euphonious
harmonious
melodious
sonorous
pleasant-sounding
destitute
esurient
impecunious
indigent
poor
acclaim
accoladee
aggrandize
praise
encomium
eulogize
extol
praise
fawn
laud/laudatory
venerate/veneration
praise
augur
auspice
fey
harbinger
predict
portentous
presage
prescient
prognosticate
predict
discomfort
encumber
fetter
forfend
prevent/obstruct
hinder
impede
inhibit
occlude
prevent/obstruct
astute
canny
erudite
perspicacious
smart/learned
disconsolate
doleful
dolor
elegiac
sorrow
forlorn
lament
lugubrious
melancholy
sorrow
morose
plaintive
threnody
sorrow
implacable
inexorable
intractable
intransigent
stubborn
obdurate
obstinate
recalcitrant
refractory
stubborn
renitent
untoward
vexing
stubborn
compendious
curt
laconic
terse
pithy
succinct
taciturn
terse
anachronism
antecede
antedate
anterior
time/order/duration
archaic
diurnal
eon
ephemeral
time/order/duration
epoch
fortnight
millennium
time/order/duration
penultimate
synchonous
temporal
time/order/duration
craven
diffident
pusillanimous
timid/timidity
recreant
timorous
trepidation
timid/timidity
candor/candid
fealty
frankness
indisputable
truth
indubitable
legitimage
probity
truth
sincere
veracious
verity
truth
aberration
anomalyl
iconoclast
idiosyncrasy
unusual
ambulatory
itinerant
peripatetic
walking about
discursive
expatiate
forage
itinerant
wandering
peregrination
perpatetic
sojourn
wandering
adulterate
enervate
exacerbate
inhibit
weaken
obviate
stultify
undermine
vitiate
weaken
adage
aphorism
apothegm
axiom
wisdom
bromide
dictum
epigram
wisdom
platitude
sententious
truism
wisdom
abeyance
abjure
abnegation
abortive
withdrawal/retreat
abrogate
decamp
demur
withdrawal/retreat
recant
recidivism
remission
withdrawal/retreat
renegate
rescind
retrograde
withdrawal/retreat