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Acumen (n.)

Accurate judgement/insight

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Adulterate (v.)

To cut with inferior ingredients

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Amalgamate (v.)

To combine several elements into a whole

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Archaic (adj.)

Outdated

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Aver (v.)

To state as a fact, declare

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Bolster (v.)

To provide support or reinforcement

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Bombastic (adj.)

Pompous, grandiloquent

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Diatribe (n.)

A harsh denunciation

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Dissemble (v.)

To disguise, mislead

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Eccentric (adj.)

Departingn from norms/conventions

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Endemic (adj.)

Found in particular locality or people

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Evanescent (adj.)

Tending to disappear, vanishing

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Exacerbate (v.)

To make worse/more severe

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Fervent (adj.)

Greatly emotional or zealous

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Fortuitous (adj.)

Happening by accident/chance

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Germane (adj.)

Relevant to the subject at hand

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Grandiolquence (n.)

Pompous speech or expression

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Hackneyed (adj.)

Rendered commonplace by frequent usage

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Halcyon (adj.)

Calm and peaceful

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Hedonism (n.)

Devotion to pleasureable pursuits

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Hegemony (n.)

Consistent dominance of one state or ideology over others

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Iconoclast (n.)

One who attacks/undermines traditional conventions or institutions

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Idolatrous (adj.)

Given to intense or excessive devotion to something

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Impassive (adj.)

Revealing no emotion

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Imperturbable (adj.)

Marked by extreme calm, impassivity, and steadiness

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Implacable (adj.)

Not able to be appeased or significantly changed

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Impunity (n.)

Immunity from punnishment or penalty

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Inchoate (adj.)

In an initial stage, not fully formed

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Infelicitous (adj.)

Unfortunate, inappropriate

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Insipid (adj.)

lacking in spirit, bland