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Belated

Done too late; having been delayed beyond the usual time.

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Caliber

1. Degree of importance or excellence
2. The diameter of a bullet or inside a gun barrel

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Chagrin

1. A felling of embarrassing or annoyance caused by having failed or disappointed
2. To cause to feel unease

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Contravene

To act against or be counter to

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Default

1. Failure to do what is required by duty or law

2. An automatic section made according to computer program when the user doesn't make the choice.

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Doldrums

Condition of feeling sad, bored, sluggish

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Emblazon

To inscribe or decorate consciously

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Expand

To use up; consume

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Expire

1. To come to an end
2. To die

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Exponent

A person who explains, interprets, or works to make something popular.

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Novice

A person new at something, a beginner

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Spry

Moving with quickness and ease; lively

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Tenuous

1. Lacking substance, flimsy
2. Not thick, slender

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Truism

A truth that is so well know that it is almost unnecessary to say it.

Ex: YOLO