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Bathetic

Adj. marked by banality and triviality; insincerely emotional

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Dissolute

Adj. lacking restraint in the indulgence of vices

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Dour

Adj. gloomy or unhappy; stern or obstinate

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Excursive

Adj. tending to digress

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Fervor

N. the passion or intensity of feeling or expression

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Inure

V. To make used to tolerating something undesirable

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Invective

N. insulting or abusive language or speech
Adj. marked by abusive language

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Inveterate

Adj. habitual or firmly established

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Obstinate

Adj. stubbornly adhering to an opinion or purpose

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Obviate

V. To do away with; to anticipate; to make unnecessary

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Pastiche

N. a work of art that imitates the style of some precious work

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Pantechnicon

N. a van used for moving furniture

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Paroxysm

N. a sudden outburst or attack of emotion

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Paroxysm

N. a sudden outburst or attack of emotion

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Scurrilous

Adj. using or containing vulgar or abusive language

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Sentinel

V. To guard or watch over
N. one who keeps guard

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Spurious

Adj. marked by absence of authenticity or validity

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Spurn

V. To reject or treat in a contemptible or scornful way

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Abstemious

Adj. Abstaining, not indulging

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Aesthete

Ability to appreciate art

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Austere

Stern, serious in appearance

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Barefaced

Adj. Shameless, open

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Cistern

N. a container that stores water

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Crux

N. Important point, gist

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Fastidious

Adj. A lot of attention to detail

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Jovial

Adj. Good-humored, cheerful

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Maven

N. Expert

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Restive

Adj. Fidgety, restless

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Revere

V. Admire