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indifferent
not caring one way or the other
apathy
lack of emotion
obscure
unclear
impartial
unbiased
objective
without bias
revere
to worship (think of reverend)
discriminate
to differentiate
denounce
to speak out against
innovate
to be creative
relevant
important
candid
honest, frank
discernment
insight
disdain
arrogant scorn
abstract
theoretical
temperate
moderate
enigma
mystery
inevitable
unavoidable
eccentric
a little kooky
provincial
limited in outlook
futile
hopeless
diverse
varied
benevolent
kind
pious
reverent
conciliatory
making peace
resignation
reluctant acceptance of a bad situation (2nd meaning)
resolute
determined
servile
submissive, like a servant
acute
sharp, shrewd
reticent
uncommunicative
anarchy
absence of government or control
virulent
extremely poisonous
scrutinize
examine carefully
discord
disagreement
repudiate
to reject
diligent
hardworking
superficial
shallow
contempt
reproachful disdain
lucid
clear
aesthetic
having to do with artistic beauty
prodigal
extravagant, wasteful
augment
to add to
complacent
smug
guile
cunning
squander
to waste
incessant
un-ceasing
laudable
worthy of praise
deter
to prevent
redundant
repetitive
infamous
shamefully wicked
provocative
exciting
depravity
moral corruption
gravity
seriousness (2nd meaning)
banal
unoriginal
extol
to praise
euphony
pleasant sound
deride
to ridicule
insipid
dull, banal
austere
stern, without much money
expedite
to make faster or easier
heresy
an opinion violently exposed to established beliefs
novel
new, original
philanthropy
love of mankind
tentative
expiramental
deference
submission to another's will
vacilate
to waver back and forth
fervor
passion
dispassionate
without passion
pragmatic
down to earth
rigourous
strict, harsh, severe
solemn
serious
alleviate
to lessen
negligence
carlessness
conspicuous
standing out, obvious
advocate
to speak in favor of, to support
ascetic
hermitlike
profound
deep, insight
ironic
unexpected
dogmatic
arrogantly assertive of unproven ideas
condone
to overlook
dissent
disagreement
volition
conscious choice
voluntary
unforced
didactic
instructive
disparate
different
disparage
to belittle
ephemeral
short-lived
compliant
yielding
prosaic
dull; unimaginative
profuse
flowing, extravagent
expedient
providing an immediate advantage
fastidious
meticulous; demanding
belligerent
combative
astute
perceptive
languish
to become weak
censure
to condemn severely for doing bad
stagnation
motionlessness; inactivity
mitigate
to lessen the severity of something
reprehensible
worthy of blame or censure
engender
to create or produce
exemplart
outstanding; setting a great example
neutral
unbiased
relegate
to banish
anecdote
a brief, entertaining story
scanty
inadequate
fallacious
false
acclaim
praise; applause; admiration
uniform
consistent
incoherent
jumbled; chaotic
repress
to hold down
articulate
to speak clearly and well
solicit
to ask for, to seek
reproach
to scold
condecend
to stoop to another's level
orthodox
conventional
indolence
laziness
congenial
agreeably suitable
preclude
to prevent
apprehensive
worried
elaborate
detailed
arrogant
feeling superior to others
elusive
hard to pin down
efface
to erase
taciturn
untalkative by nature
ameliorate
to make better or more tolerable
acquiesce
to give in; to agree
atrophy
to waste away from lack of use
dubious
doubtful, uncertain
flagrant
shocking
concise
brief and to the point
immutable
unchangable
static
stationary (not radio fuzz)
credulous
believing, gullible
blasphemy
irreverence
coalesce
to come together as one
lax
careless
crypticlevity
mysterious
levity
lightness
ambivalent
undecided