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Cacophony (n.)

Harsh, discordant sound

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Expatiate (v.)

To speak or write at length

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mellifluous (adj.)

sweet and flowing

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inexorable (adj.)

stubborn

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Noxious (adj.)

Harmful

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Clairvoyant (n.)

One who can predict the future

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denigrate (v.)

To slur someone's reputation

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forbearance (n.)

patience

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perfidious (adj.)

faithless, disloyal

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Intransigent (adj.)

Refusing to compromise

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Scurvy (adj.)

Contemptable

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fervid (adj.)

ardent

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bedlam (adj.)

scene of uproar/confusion

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falter (v.)

to hesitate

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Mince (v.)

To speak carefully, euphemize

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Convivial (adj.)

Sociable

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Cant (n.)

Insincere talk

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Penury (n.)

Poverty, destitution

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Archaic (adj.)

Outdated

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vitriolic (adj.)

caustic and severe

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disconsolate (adj.)

hopelessly unhappy

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credo (n.)

Statement of belief of principle

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apotheosize (adj.)

glorify, deify

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Stymie (v.)

To block; thwart

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Asseverate (v.)

To aver, assert, allege

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hirsute (adj.)

Covered in hair

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espy (v.)

to spy, discern

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sojourn (n.)

a temporary stay

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peremptory (adj.)

imperative, dictatorial

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Truculent (adj.)

Fierce; eager to fight