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Abscond (Verb)

to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide

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Clandestine (Adj)

done in secrecy, usually for purposes of subversion or deception; private or surreptitious

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Surreptitious (Adj)

done by stealth; secret or unauthorized

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Aberrant (Adj)

deviating from the norm (Noun: aberration)

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Alacrity (Noun)

eager and enthusiastic willingness

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Anomaly (Noun)

deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality (Adj: anomalous)

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Approbation (Noun)

an expression of approval or praise

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Arduous (Adj)

strenuous, taxing; requiring significant effort

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Assuage (Verb)

to ease or lessen; to appease or pacify

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Audacious (Adj)

daring and fearless; recklessly bold (Noun: audacity)

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Austere (Adj)

without adornment; bare; severely simple; ascetic (Noun: austerity)

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Axiomatic (Adj)

taken as a given; possessing self-evident truth (Noun: axiom)

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Canonical (Adj)

following or in agreement with accepted, traditional standards (Noun: canon)

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Capricious (Adj)

inclined to change one's mind impulsively; erratic, unpredictable

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Censure (Verb)

to criticize severely; to officially rebuke

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Chicanery (Noun)

trickery or subterfuge

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Connoisseur (Noun)

an informed and astute judge in matters of taste; expert

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Convoluted (Adj)

complex or complicated

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Disabuse (Verb)

to undeceive; to set right

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Discordant (Adj)

conflicting; dissonant or harsh in sound

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Disparate (Adj)

fundamentally distinct or dissimilar

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Effrontery (Noun)

extreme boldness; presumptuousness