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Abscond (v.)

Steal away; leave secretly

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Aberrant (adj.)

deviating from the norm; unusual

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Alacrity (n.)

Eagerness; enthusiasm

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Approbation (n.)

Expression of approval; praise

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Assuage (v.)

Ease; appease; pacify

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Axiomatic (adj.)

Taken as a given

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Canonical (adj.)

Following/agreeing with traditional standards

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Capricious (adj.)

Erratic; unpredictable

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Censure (v.)

To severely criticize

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Chicanery (n.)

Trickery

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Disabuse (v.)

To clear up; undeceive

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Discordant (adj.)

Conflicting

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Disparate (adj.)

Distinct; dissimiilar

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Effrontery (n.)

Boldness; presumptuousness

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Eloquent (adj.)

Well spoken; articulate

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Enervate (v.)

To weaken

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Ennui (n.)

Dissatisfaction; restlessness (resulting from boredom/apathy)

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Equivocate (v.)

To use ambiguous language for deceptive purposes

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Erudite (adj.)

Learned, scholarly

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Exculpate (v.)

Exonerate; clear of blame

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Exigent (adj.)

Urgent; pressing

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Extemporaneous (adj.)

Improvised

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Fulminate (v.)

To loudly attack; denounce

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Ingenuous (adj.)

Frank; unsophisticated

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Irascible (adj.)

Easily angered

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Laud (v.)

To praise

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Magnamity (n.)

Nobility in mind and heart, esp forgiving

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Martial (adj.)

Associated with war/armed forces

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Nascent (adj.)

In early stages

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Nebulous (adj.)

Vague; cloudy