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effusive
overly demonstrative
perfidy
deliberate breach of faith
portentous
ominously significant
sedulity
dilligent; persevering
imprecation
spoken curse
trenchant
strong and effective
salubrious
health-giving
perspicacious
showing great insight
palliate
alleviate; partially excuse
panegyric
piece of written or spoken praise
remonstrate
to say or plead in protest, objection or dissaproval
equivocal
deliberately ambiguous
venal
corrupt or capable of being bought
extant
still existing
enervate
to cause or lose vitality
opprobrium
great disgrace from shameful conduct
umbrage
offense taken
noisome
offensive or disgusting; harmful
cupidity
greed for gain
taciturn
saying very little; quiet
specious
seeming good or sound, but lacking real merit
diaphanous
almost transparent
slake
satisfy (thirst)
foment
stir up (trouble)
heterogeneous
made up of various people or things of various sorts
voluable
speaking with a great flow of words
lachrymose
tearful
euphony
pleasantness of sounds, esp. words
dispassionate
not emotional
prolix
extended to a great, unnecessary and tedious length; wordy
pithy
brief and meaningful
temerity
reckless boldness
superfluity
lacking necessity
ineffable
unable to be expressed
apostate
one who gives up faith
mendacious
lying
engender
to give rise to; beget
prevaricate
deliberately misstate; lie
hegemony
leadership; esp. by one country
ossify
to turn into bone; harden
hoary
grey with age; old
flag
to become worn down; lose energy
pussiance
power
effervescent
bubbly; lively
vapid
dull; listless
pedant
a person who overemphasizes rules or minor details
mitigate
to make less severe; mollify
adulterate
to make unpure; cheapen
misanthrope
hater of mankind
obdurate
unmoved by pity, stubborn
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