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abound

exist in large numbers or amounts.

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amorphous

without a clearly defined shape or form.

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3

belie

  1. (of an appearance) fail to give a true impression of (something).

  2. fail to fulfill or justify (a claim or expectation).

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capricious

given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behavior.

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cerebral

  1. of the cerebrum of the brain.

  2. intellectual rather than emotional or physical.

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congenial

  1. (of a person) pleasing or liked on account of having qualities or interests that are similar to one's own.

  2. (of a thing) pleasant or agreeable because suited to one's taste or inclination.

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conspicuous

  1. clearly visible.

  2. attracting notice or attention.

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cursory

hasty and therefore not thorough or detailed.

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daunting

seeming difficult to deal with in prospect; intimidating.

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deify

worship or regard as a god.

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didactic

in the manner of a teacher, particularly so as to appear patronizing.

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disseminate

spread (something, especially information) widely.

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feasible

possible to do easily or conveniently.

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flout

openly disregard (a rule, law, or convention)

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homogeneous

of the same kind; alike.

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humdrum

lacking excitement or variety; boringly monotonous.

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insipid

  1. lacking flavor; weak or tasteless.

  2. lacking vigor or interest.

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loquacious

tending to talk a great deal; talkative.

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misanthropic

having or showing a dislike of other people; unsociable.

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misnomer

a wrong or inaccurate name or designation.

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negligent

failing to take proper care over something.

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obsequious

obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree.

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placate

make (someone) less angry or hostile.

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proclivity

a tendency to choose or do something regularly; an inclination or predisposition towards a particular thing.

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puerile

childishly silly and immature.

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quixotic

extremely idealistic; unrealistic and impractical.

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spendthrift

a person who spends money in an extravagant, irresponsible way.

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taciturn

(of a person) reserved or uncommunicative in speech; saying little.

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wary

feeling or showing caution about possible dangers or problems.

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austere

  1. Strict in manner

  2. Lack of comforts or luxuries

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