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Raiment

clothing; garments

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pejorative

having a negative effect; insulting

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onus

a burden; responsibility or obligation

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masochist

one who enjoys his or her own pain or suffering

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immutable

unchangeable; fixed

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hybrid

anything of mixed origin

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idiosyncrasy

peculiar personality

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gratuitous

unnecessary or uncalled for

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grandiose

impressive; showy; magnificent

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garish

tasteless or gaudy

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emanate

to come forth; to send forth

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eclectic

choosing from various sources

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bucolic

pertaining to the countryside; rural rustic

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adulterate

to make impure; to contaminate

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onerous

burdensome; heavy, hard to endure

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fissure

a narrow opening produced by cleavage or separate

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Dessicate

to become thoroughly dried or dried up

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caveat

a warning or caution

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cessation

completely stopping; discontinue

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Delineate

to describe or outline with precision

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defile

to make foul, dirty or unclean

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impious

not pious or religious; lacking reverence for God

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elixir

absolute embodiment of anything

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epitome

possessing to a high degree

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garrulous

excessively talking in a random, roundabout manner

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affectation

an effort to appear to have a quality not really or fully possessed

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redolent

having a pleasant odor; fragrant

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sapient

having or showing great wisdom or sound judgment

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scintillate

to emit sparks or flash

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languid

lacking in vigor or vitality; slack or slow

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dichotomy

division of two parts

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eschew

to keep away from; to shun, avoid

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fatuous

foolish; inane or silly

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ferret

to search or drive out

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adroit

skillful, clever

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affluence

wealth

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agape

open-mouthed

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ignominy

public shame; disgrace

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gibe

to scoff; to ridicule

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knell

sound made by a bell; often for a slow death

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laconic

using few words; short, concise

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patent

evident, obvious

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rationalize

to make an excuse for

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sagacious

wise, having keen perception

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callow

young and inexperienced

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censure

to criticize sharply

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deride

to ridicule; to mock

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finesse

diplomacy; tact; artful management

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gambol

to frolic; to romp about playfully

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imperious

domineering; haughty

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hackneyed

commonplace; overused

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harbringer

an omen or sign

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grotesque

absurd; distorted

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immolate

to kill someone as a sacrificial victim, usually by fire

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machination

evil design or plan

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sedulous

hard working; dilligent

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nubile

suitable for marriage in age or physique; referring to female

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quagmire

swamp; difficult or inextricable situation

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recondite

difficult to understand; profound

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