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Admonish

To gently scold or advise someone

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Affinity

A strong attraction or preference

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Appropriate

To take possession of something, usurp by force

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Archetype

Perfect example

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Brevity

Brief, short, concise

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Cacophony

Harsh or unpleasant sound

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Carp

Complain annoyingly

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Conventional

Traditional ordinary commonplace

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Circumlocution

Act of speaking in a roundabout indirect manner to avoid and issue
Beating round bush

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Conflagration

Inferno. Enormous fire or conflict

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Deficit

Lack of something, usually money

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Emblematic

Representative

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Encroach

Trespass, intrude, cross figurative boundaries

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Exacerbate

Make something bad even worse

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Eulogy

Speech of praise at a funeral

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Idyllic

Picturesque pleasing to the eye. Often to describe scenery

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Immutable

Unable to be changed

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Impotent

Powerless

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Incessant

Unceasing, unable to be quelled

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Insatiable

Incapable of being satisfied

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Insolent

Rude

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Irreverent

Lacking respect. Used to describe a sense of humor

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Litigious

Prone to lawsuits eager to sue people

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Malinger

To pretend to be sick to avoid duty or work
Stay home from school sick day

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Morose

Sullen or gloomy

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Naive

Innocent or credulous gullible

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Nepotism

Use of favoritism in securing a job, obtaining a position because of family or friend connections

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Nostalgia

Longing for things past

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Obfuscate

Make something unclear or hidden, used figuratively

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Opulent

Wealthy, something that ostentatiously indicates great wealth

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Orthodox

Traditional

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Outmoded

Unfashionable or obsolete

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Palliate

To soothe or make something less severe

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Panache

Style or flair in appearance or action

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Pedestrian

Average or ordinary, used pejoratively

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Peevish

Irritable, querulous

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Perfunctory

Performing something without energy or enthusiasm, going through motions

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Poignant

Touching moving deeply affecting

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Promulgate

To declare or proclaim something publicly

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Prudent

Careful or cautious

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Pugnacious

Combative or quarrelsome

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Ramifications

Consequence or outcome, offshoot

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Rebuke

Harshly criticize

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Reticent

Shy or quiet, reluctant

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Salient

Conspicuous noticeable or prominent

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Servile

Submissive acting like a slave or servant

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Surreal

Seeming unreal, having the quality of a dream

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Tenable

Defensible

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Trepidation

Extreme fear

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Urbane

Polite or sophisticated