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Transient

Ephemeral

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Stagnant

Still; motionless; inactive; sluggish; lethargic

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Mirth

Amusement; glee; merriment; high spirits

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Provisional

Interim; temporary

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Polemical

Critical; controversial; hostile; bitter

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Din

Loud, unpleasant and prolonged noise; racket; cacophony; ruckus; rumpus

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Averse

Having a strong dislike of or opposition to something; against

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Instigation

Bring about or initiate; incite someone to do something esp bad; provoke; encourage

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Strife

Conflict; discord; dissension

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Provocation

Incitement; action or speech that makes someone annoyed or angry, esp deliberately

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Unanimity

Consensus; agreement by all people involved

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Peccadillo

A small relatively unimportant offense or sin; misdemeanor

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Atrocity

An extremely wicked or cruel act; abomination

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Enormity

A grave crime or sin

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Parochialism

Narrow-mindedness

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Insularity

Ignorance of or lack of interest in cultures, ideas, or peoples outside one's own experience

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Bigotry

Intolerance toward those who hold different opinions from oneself

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Irresolute

Uncertain; indecisive

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Officious

Assertive of authority in an annoyingly domineering way; interfering

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Punctilious

Showing great attention to detail or correct behavior; meticulous

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Cadent

Having a cadence or rhythm

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Specious

Misleading in appearance; deceptive

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Porous

Permeable; penetrable; not retentive or secure

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Gratuity

Tip

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Windfall

A piece of unexpected good fortune; jackpot

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Tutelage

Guardianship

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Quiescent

Quiet; still; inactive; motionless

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Inexorable

Impossible to stop or prevent

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Lackadaisical

Lacking enthusiasm or determination; listless

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Diffidence

Modesty or shyness resulting in lack of self-confidence

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Temerity

Audacity

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Filch

Pilfer; steal; take

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Expurgated

Censor

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Commiserate

Sympathize