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Aesthetic

Relating to beauty or art

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Aloof

Apart

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Archaic

Old

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Assuage

Make less painful

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Belie

False

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Contentious

stirring controversy

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Daunt

Intimidate

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Debilitate

Weaken

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Discord

Lack of agreement, tension

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Dissemination

Spreading

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Dogmatic

Strongly opinionated

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Duplicity

Double-dealing, hypocrisy

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Egocentric

Selfish

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Euphemism

Substitution of an inoffensive term for one that is offensive

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Gluttonous

Greedy for food

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Mundane

Ordinary

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Ominous

Threatening

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Petulance

irritability

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Pompous

Show of self importance

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Precocious

Early developing

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Slothful

Lazy

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Trivia

Insignificant matters

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Verbose

Talkative

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Virulent

Poisonous, hateful

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Volatile

Quickly changeable