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circumlocution

indirect or roundabout expression

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confluence

flowing together; crowd

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coronation

ceremony of crowning a queen or king

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deface

mar; disfigure

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devoid

lacking

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dissemble

disguise; pretend

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eloquent

extremely expressive in speech, writing, or movement

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equitable

fair; impartial

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expurgate

clean; remove offensive parts of a book

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finicky

too particular; fussy

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fuition

bearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization

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guile

deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning

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immutable

unchangeable

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inadvertently

unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly

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infallible

unerring

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intersperse

to put in different parts or places; to place or scatter among other things

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lackluster

lacking energy and effort; lacking brilliance; dull

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lurk

stealthily lie in waiting; slink; exist unperceived

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metaphysical

pertaining to speculative philosophy

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mutability

ability to change in form; fickleness

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obviate

prevent; make unnecessary

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palatial

ostentatiously magnificent, extravagant, opulent

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perfunctory

superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm

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plaited

braided, esp. of hair or straw

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premeditated

thought of or planned before being done; prearranged or plotted

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proselytize

convert to a religion or belief

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rambunctious

difficult to control, handle, turbulent

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reiterate

to state again

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retentive

able to retain or keep; able to remember

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satiate

satisfy fully

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sloth

laziness; sluggishness; lethargy; idleness; a lazy person

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stifle

suppress; extinguish; inhibit

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supple

flexible; pliant

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theocracy

government run by religious leaders

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trunk

the main body of something; torso; column; chest

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unwitting

unintentional; not knowing

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voluptuous

ravenous

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accrue

come about by addition

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amity

friendship

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aspiration

strong desire to achieve a goal

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benign

kindly; favorable; not malignant

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cacophonous

discordant; inharmonious

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circumnavigate

to travel all the way around

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conform

to bring into harmony; to make the same

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corporal

affecting or related to the body as inpunishment

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defeatist

attitude of one who is ready to accept defeat as a natural outcome

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devout

pious

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disservice

formal essay

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fruitless

unproductive; without result; unsuccessful

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guileless

without deceit