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studied

not spontaneous; deliberate; thoughtful

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taboo

improper or unacceptable

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tonic

invigorating; refreshing

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unceremonious

discourteous; abrupt; hasty; rude

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venerable

deserving high respect

6

whim

conceit; a sudden idea; a fanciful notion

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admonish

warn; reprove

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antedate

to be earlier than; precede in time; predate

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augment

increase; add to

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blatant

flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive

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caricature

exaggerated picture or description; distortion

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coercion

use of force to get someone to obey

13

connote

to convey, to imply, exact explicit meaning

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credulity

belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naiveté

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demeanor

behavior; bearing

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disburse

pay out

17

don

put on

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encumbrance

something that stands in the way or burdens; hindrance

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euphonious

pleasing in sound

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facile

easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial

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foliage

massage of leaves

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headstrong

stubborn willful; unyielding

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imperious

domineering; haughty

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irascible

irritable; easily angered

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leery

suspicious; cautious

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mandate

order; charge

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mnemonic

pertaining to memory

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newfangled

new, untested, fond or given to novelty

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paramount

foremost in importance; supreme

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perturb

disturb greatly