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abdicate

relinquish, give up or surrender something important

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abstract

without form unclear

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accolade

honor or award

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antiquated

old or obsolete

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apocryphal

false or having dubious authenticity

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archaic

antiquated, ancient

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benevolent

generous

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covert

secretive or hidden

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cryptic

mysterious

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decorum

proper behavior

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decry

condemn

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deference

respect

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disparage

belittle limit or demean

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esoteric

hard to understand

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equivocal

undecided ambivalent

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ethereal

heavenly

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euphemism

inoffensive word to replace an offensive one

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evanescent

short-lived

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expedite

speed up

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extol

praise

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exult

rejoice

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hegemony

authority or superiority over someone or something

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inchoate

just beginning or starting to emerge, incipient

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intrinsic

innate, essential nature

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judicious

fair

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laud

praise

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magnanimous

generous, munificent, benevolent

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magnate

important powerful person

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obscure

dark, shrouded, unclear

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ostentatious

showy or gaudy