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habitat

natural place of living





ecosystem, habitat free humaity

hackneyed

commonplace; overused





keys, Disney

haggard

wasted or gaunt in appearance





anorexic, hag

panoramic

as seen or viewable from all directions





panorama, around

paradox

that which may be true but which seems to be contradictory





parable, paranormal

verbatim

word for word





quote, verb

verbiage

excess of words





garbage, run-on

polyglot

speaking or writing in several languages





multilingual, a lot

verbose

using too many words





talkative, overdose

exorbitant

beyond resonable limits; excessive





orbit, excess

frustration

that which baffles or thrawts accomplishment





irritation, stress

verdant

green with vegetation




ex:A verdant landscape attracts the poet as well as the botanist.

Verde, garden

Aridity

dryness




ex:The aridity of the soil prevented the development of the crops.

arid, desert

Modicum

a small amount or portion





marry Poppins, medium

Momentous

or great importance or consequence





moment, monument

Monograph

A scholar or formal writing on a single subject





monologue, mono

Modulate

to change, to adjust, to regulate,to the vary pitch or tone of sound or the frequency of radio waves





modify, amplify

Molify

to calm or appease, to smoothe, to make less servery





lullaby, pacify

Buttress

A support or prop for a wall, etc. to prop up or bolster





base, butt rest

Cacophony

unpleasantness, harsh, or discordant sound





crying, cackle

Descried

Caught sight of; discerned; spied





Spy, eyed

Shoddy

of inferior material, lacking the quality claimed, sham





shabby, shi*y

Shibboleth

A custom or phrase distinctive of a particular group, class, etc.; a password or watchword





shibbat, sabbath

Shrew

a scolding, brawling woman





"screw you", she

Discursive

passing from subject to another





curse, discussion

Shuffle

a walk characterized by scraping or sliding of the feet; to walk in such manner





slide, shuffleboard

Sidled

Stepped or moved sideways in a shy or stealthy manner





side, hide

simile

a figure of speech likening one thing to another using "as, or like"





similar, like

simulated

had the appearance but not the actuality of, imitated, pretended, feigned





simulators, similar

disheveled

disarranged, untidy, tousled, rumpled





chaotic, uphevel

Disparaging

degrading;depreciating, cutting down





bullying, raging

Disparity

unlikeness, inequality





separate, not a pair

Sinecure

a paid position that requires little or no work or responsibility





secure, bed testers

sinister

tending toward disaster, threatening, fore bidding, evil, wicked





insidious,sneaky

Dispersion

a spreading or scattering or seperating



ostracize, nomad

Dissemble

To conceal or disguise, to show falsely





assimilate, spy

Skeptical

doubtful, unbeliving





cynical,sketchy

Skittish

nervous,easily frighted



sugar high, kittens

Sobriety

the state of being sober, serious or temperate





straight edge, dui

Soiree

an evening party or celebration



masquerade, sorority

solicitous

showing concern, careful attention or productiveness





solicitors, overprtective

disseminated

scattered, spread widely, broadcast





permeate, news

dissenter

one who disagrees, differs in principle





dis, prosecuter

dissonance

lack of harmony, lack of agreement



discordant, hypocritical

dissuade

to persuade not to do something





sway,

distraught

mentally agitated, emotionally upset, worried and bewildered





frustrated, annoyed

somnalmbulist

one who walks while sleeping





sleepwalker, numb

divulge

to make known, reveal





revolt, foreshadowing

sophisticated

wordly- wise, not simple, refined





suit, history

soporific

causing sleepiness, drowsy, sleepy





niquil, side effect