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what is the difference between devoted and addicted

addicition is short term pleasure while devotion is long term allegiance

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defective

not working properly

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deficient

not having enough; lacking

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deferment

The act of delaying

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deference

humble submission and respect

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delusion

false belief

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illusion

a false image or idea

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demur

(v.) to object or take exception to; (n.) an objection

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demure

quiet and modest; reserved (typically used for females) (syn of coy)

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leftist

a person who supports the political views or policies of the left- liberal

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rightist

a person who supports the political views or policies of the right- conservative

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down in the dumps

unhappy

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on top of the world

feeling great, like you can do anything

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a complete hoax

an act intended to deceive or trick

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a con artist

a person who cheats others out of money

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ennui

dissatisfaction and restlessness resulting from boredom or apathy

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joie de vivre

joy of living

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mystique

an aura or attitude of mystery or veneration surrounding something or someone

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eclat

brilliant display or effect

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amour propre

self-love

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avant-garde

new and unusual or experimental ideas, especially in the arts, or the people introducing them.

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piece de resistance

the main dish of a meal; the main item or event in a series

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macabre

(adj.) grisly, gruesome; horrible, distressing; having death as a subject

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nuance

a slight or subtle degree of difference

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tour de force

a feat of strength or skill- haha valorant ult

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charade

an obvious pretense or deception

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verve

enthusiasm

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sabotage

to deliberately destroy or damage

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de rigueur

required by etiquette or current fashion

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mot juste

the most suitable or exact word or expression

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legerdemain

skillful use of one's hands when performing conjuring tricks

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namesake

a person with the same name as another

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metaphysics

a branch of philosophy that investigates the ultimate nature of reality

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apropos

with regard to ; relevant to the topic

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vouchsafe

reveal or disclose information

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tantamount

(adj.) equivalent, having the same meaning, value, or effect

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ado

trouble; fuss

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assemblage

a form of art involving the assembly or arrangement of unrelated objects, parts, and materials; a group of persons together.

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cantileaver

a large block or bracket projecting from a wall to support a balcony or other structure

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chiaroscuro

the combination of light and shade in a painting or drawing especially created to produce theillusion of depth

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mise-en-scene

the staging and particularly the physical setting of a play

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palimpset

parchment used for second time after original writing has been erased

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pediment

the triangular top of a temple that contains sculpture

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triptych

A three-paneled painting or altarpiece.

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trompe l'oeil

visual illusion in art, especially as used to trick the eye into perceiving a painted detail as a three-dimensional object.

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verisimilitude

the appearance of being true or real

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jaunty

(adj.) lively, easy, and carefree in manner; smart or trim in appearance

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coy

pretending to be shy (mostly used for females)

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bereft

deprived

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immodest

lacking humility or decency

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effaced

erased; wiped out

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bumptious

conceited and arrogant; crudely and unpleasantly forward

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staid

(adj.) serious and dignified; quiet or subdued in character or conduct

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barren

not productive, bare

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spruce

neat, clean, simple, and correct in appearance

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excised

tax on goods or to remove/cut

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smart

clever

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destitute

deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in

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hoodwink

(v.) to mislead by a trick, deceive

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chic

stylish, fashionable (mostly used for females)

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deficient

lacking

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forward

presumptuous, impertinent, or bold.

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expunge

to totally obliterate (more harsh than delete

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dapper

neatly dressed; trim; stylish

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defect

(n.) an imperfection, flaw, or blemish of some kind; (v.) to desert a cause or organization

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defer

to postpone

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dejected

Downcast or sad; depressed

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delete

to erase, wipe out, cut out

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delineate

(v.) to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail; to represent pictorially

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delinquent

neglecting a duty or law; late in payment

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delude

to mislead; to fool

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denouement

an outcome; result of novel or drama

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desultory

jumping from one thing to another without reason or purpose

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deviate

to move away from what is considered normal

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devoid

completely lacking

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devout

having or showing deep religious feeling or commitment

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dexterous

(adj.) skillful in the use of hands or body; clever

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maverick

someone who does not follow the tendencies of the majority

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