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abject

hopeless, wretched, dismal

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absolute

complete; certain

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absurd

ridiculous, silly, illogical

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abundant

plentiful, copious; profuse

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academic

educational; speculative

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acute

sharp, severe, intense

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adamant

hard; inflexble, obstinate

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adjacent

next to, contiguous

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aesthetic

appreciative of art or beauty

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affected

artificial; pretended

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amorphous

lacking shape or form

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ample

abundant; spacious

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anachronistic

outdated, obsolete

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analogous

comparable, similar

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analytical

logical, diagnostic

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arbitrary

capricious; despotic

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archaic

old, antiquated

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arduous

hard; strenuous

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atypical

uncharacteristic

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auspicious

favorable, propitious

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austere

stern; severely simple

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avant-garde

at the forefront

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barren

desolate, fallow

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base

vile, sordid

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blatant

flagrant, eregious; noisy

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bogus

false, fake, counterfeit

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boisterous

lively; rowdy, unruly

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bombastic

pompous, haughty

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brittle

easily broken; snappish

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brusque

blnt; abrupt, gruff, curt

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categorical

absolute; unqualified

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chimerical

imaginary, unreal

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chronological

in order of time

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circuitous

, rounadboutindirect

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clandestine

cover, stealthy, furtive

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cloying

syrupy, sickly sweet, treacly

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cogent

compelling, persuasive

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cognitive

related to thought process

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coherent

adherent; intelligent

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commendable

laudable, praiseworthy

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commonplace

trite, banal, hackneyed

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compatible

agreeable, harmonious

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comprehensive

exhaustive, extensive

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concerted

collaborative, joint

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conciliatory

appeasing, assuaging

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concise

brief, succinct, terse

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condescending

patronizing

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conducive

helpful, advantageous

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contrived

unnatural, artificial

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conventional

conservative; normal

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convoluted

intricate, twisty

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copious

abundant, profuse

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cosmetic

aesthetic; superficial

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covert

clandestine, hidden

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cryptic

enigmatic, mysterious

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cumbersome

unwieldy, burdensome

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cursory

not thorough, hasty

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deleterious

harmful

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derelict

dilapidated; neglectful

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derivative

derived, acquired