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asinine (adj.)

silly and stupid

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aspersion (n.)

casting a bad light on someone

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assuage (v.)

to ease or lessen

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bombastic (adj.)

over the top

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bombast (n.)

extra, unecessary

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callous (adj.)

unfeeling, insensitive

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censure (v./n.)

official reprimand

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congenial (adj.)

nice and friendly

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deleterious (adj.)

harmful (to your health)

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harangue (v./n.)

angry speech or rant

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palatable (adj.)

pleasing to the mouth

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provincial (adj.)

shallow, narrowminded

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sententious (adj.)

arrogant

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coup de grace (n.)

killing blow

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litigious (adj.)

likely to sue

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mercurial (adj.)

moody (people and weather

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noxious (adj.)

likely to cause naseau

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nonchalant (adj.)

neutral

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jejune (adj.)

boring (anything but people)

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indeterminate (adj.)

undetermined

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colloquialism (n.)

regional slang/phrase

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argot (n.)

language of a particular group including slang or jargin

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obdurate (adj.)

stubborn

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immaterial (adj.)

unrelated

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minatory (adj.)

threatening

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gratuitous (adj.)

unnecessary

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trite (adj.)

overused

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cognizant (adj.)

aware

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titillating (adj.)

excite or arouse

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paltry (adj.)

meager

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salacious (adj.)

base sexual desire

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mereticious (adj.)

cheap and slutty

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ingratiate (v)

to attain favor by pleasing someone

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ubiquitous (adj.)

everywhere

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succint (adj.)

concise

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plethora (n)

alot

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squalid (adj.)

poor and dirty

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malapropism (n.)

misuse of words, usually in an idiom

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resonant (adj.)

echoing or pleasing to the ear

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epithet (n.)

swearing

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panegyric (n.)

anything written in praise

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candor (n.)

honestly

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magnitude (n.)

bigness

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iota (n.)

very small amount

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bon mot (n.)

witty saying

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magnanimous (adj.)

generous

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gainsay (v.)

to deny

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blithe (adj.)

happy and carefree

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semantics (n.)

word use

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pontifical

speaking or writing in a arrogant tone

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pretentious

showing off arrogantly

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puerile

childish (neg. con.)

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ribald

dirty sense of humor

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supercilious

arrogant

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sardonic

ironic in an evil way

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onus

burden

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bevy

a lot of

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quid pro quo

an exchange

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bucolic

in a quiet, countryside

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splenetic

cranky

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venal

corrupt

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impetuous

acting without thought

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uncompromising

stubborn

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apprehensive

worried

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enigmatic

mysterious, puzzling

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esoteric

abstract and hard to understand

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blase

nonchalant

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auspicious

favorable

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capricious

sudden changes in mood

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lethargic

sleepy

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insidious

evil in a sneaky way

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tempestuous

mood swings, stormy personality

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petulant

bratty

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stygian

dark, gloomy

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apocryphal

doubtful authenticity

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indolent

lazy

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prudent

acting with or showing care for the future

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maudlin

drunk enough to be silly

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extraneous

unrelated

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pedestrian

civillian

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disparaging

belittling the importance of somethjnf

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livid

extremely mad

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fallacious

mistaken belief

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engender

to cause exist or develop

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