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deterrent

block, hindrance

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detrimental

disadvantageous

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diaphanous

sheer, gossamer

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didactic

instructive

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digressive

straying, deviating

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dilapidated

run-down, old

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dilatory

slow, laggard

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dire

dreadful; urgent, desperate

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discriminating

discerning, selective

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disheveled

unkepmt, untidy

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dismayed

discouraged; upset

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divergent

diverging, different

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divisive

causing disagreement

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docile

tractable, passive

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dogged

persistent

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dogmatic

doctrinaire, insistent

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dormant

latent, inactive

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drab

dull, dreary

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dubious

doubtful, improbable

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durable

lasting, enduring

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eclectic

assorted, diverse

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efficacious

effective, efficient

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effusive

demonstrative, fulsome

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egregious

flagrant, blatant

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elated

jubilant, exultant

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eloquent

powerful in speech

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elusive

evasive, slippery

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ephemeral

fleeting, transitory, transient

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esoteric

abstruse, arcane, recondite

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ethereal

airy, rarefied, wispy

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euphoric

elated, ecstatic

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exacting

severe, rigorous

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excruciating

agonizing, unbearable

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exhilarating

exciting, thrilling

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exigent

demanding, urgent

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exorbitant

very high, excessive

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expedient

convenient, practical

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extravagant

indulgent, wasteful

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facile

easy, simple, superficial

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fallacious

false, untrue; faulty

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feasible

practicable, possible

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figurative

metaphorical, symbolic

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finicky

fastidious, fussy, persnickety

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florid

ornate, adorned

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foregone

pre-determined, inevitable

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forlorn

lonely, sad, pitiful

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formidable

daunting; redoubtable

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fortuitous

unexpected; unplanned

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frivolous

trivial, trifling, petty

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fulsome

overly fawning

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gaudy

garish, flashy

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generic

common, nonspecific

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grandiose

pretentiously grand

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gratuitous

unwarranted

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grievous

grave; heinous

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hackneyed

trite, pedestrian

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halcyon

tranquil, serene, placid

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hapless

unlucky, ill-fated

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hardy

sturdy, strong; rugged

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harrowing

distressing