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Emissary

The agent of another

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Epoch

A particular period of history

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Estuary

The mouth of a large river

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Factitious

Artificial; contrived

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Farcical

Broadly or extravagantly humorous

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Fecund

Fruitful in offspring or vegetation; prolific

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Hankering

Strong persistent desire

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Harlequin

A clown

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Hovel

Any dirty, disorganized dwelling

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Imbecile

A person of mentally deficient intelligence

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Inextricable

Incapable of being understood

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Inscrutable

Not easily understood; mysterious

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Insipid

Lacking in qualities that interest, stimulate, or challenge

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Insidious

Awaiting a chance to entrap

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Insolence

The trait of being rude or impertinent

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Interloper

To thrust oneself into the affairs of others

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Interminable

Incapable of being terminated; unending

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Intrepidity

Resolutely fearless; dauntless

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Jocose

Characterized by joking

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Languor

Lack of energy or vitality