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Aesthetic

Having to do with beauty

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Antipathy

Hatred

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Apathetic

Not interested

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Apolitical

Not political

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Cautionary

Serve as a warning

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Circumvent

To avoid by going around

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Civic

Business of a town

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Colloquial

Conversational

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Congress

Coming together

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Connotation

Something associated with a word

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Conscientious

Careful

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Cosmopolitan

Sophisticated

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Degrade

Insult

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Demographic

Having characteristics in common

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Denotation

Dictionary definition

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Dictate

Give an order

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Effervescent

Highly spirited

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Eloquent

Powerful and expressive

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Empathy

???

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Evocative

Calling forth a vivid image

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Fervent

Enthusiastic

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Imbibe

Drink

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Imprecations

Curse

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Incursion

Attack on another's territory

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Indolent

Lazy

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Inquisitive

Curious

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Insipid

Uninteresting

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Irrational

Not based on reason or logic

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Locution

Style of speaking

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Malediction

A curse

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Pandemic

Effecting a large area

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Persuasion

Habit or type

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Precarious

Threatened

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Precursor

That which comes before

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Putrefy

To rot

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Reconcile

Bring back into agreement

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Recourse

A solution

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Requisition

Demanding something

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Unconscionable

Not obeying moral laws

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Virile

Masculine

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Virtue

Moral goodness

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Virtuoso

Skilled

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Acrimonious

Sharpness in speech or mood