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hackneyed

made banal

hedonistic

self-indulgent

hermetic

airtight

homiletics

art of writing and giving sermons

iconoclast

a person who ridicules tradition

impugn

to challenge as false

indolent

lazy

intractable

unruly

invective

violent verbal attack

laconic

concise

lucid

clear, rational

macerate

to weaken, atrophy

malapropism

ridiculous misuse of words caused by confusion of sounds

mellifuluous

sounding lovely or sweet

mendicant

a beggar

munificence

generate generosity or lavishness