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Histrionic

Theatrical; dramatic usually referring to temper

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Abstruse

Difficult to comprehend

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Prosaic

Dull, unimaginative, ordinary

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Scurrilous

Using coarse language; vulgar; containing obscenities

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Arcane

Erudite

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Infallible

Incapable of error

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Altruism

Devotion to he welfare of others

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Malfeasance

Wrongdoing or misconduct, especially by an official

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Nepotism

Favoritism

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Supercilious

Coolly and patronizingly haughty

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Sardonic

Skeptically humerous

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Ignominious

Dishonorable; marked by shame

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Fraudulent

Done by fraud

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Apocryphal

Of Doubtful authenticity

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Acumen

Keenness and depth of perception

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Acridity

Irritating in taste or odor

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Trenchant

Keen,sharp

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Mellifluous

Having smooth Rich flow

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Extirpate

To wipe out; destroy completely

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Detritus

Loose material; remnants

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Punctilious

Concerned about keeping with conventions

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Mien

Personality; demeanor

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Convalesce

To recover health and strength gradually after sickness

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Litigation

Dispute; carry on legal contest by judicial process

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Panegyrical

Formal or elaborate praise; eulogistic oration of writing

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Ebullient

Showing liveliness or enthusiasm

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Phlegmatic

Having slow and stolid (unemotional) temperament

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Apogee

Culmination

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Eschewed

Shunned