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Abstruse

Hard to understand

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Allusion

Reference

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Animosity

Hostility

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Buoyancy

Lightness

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Castigated

To criticize

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Chicanery

Trickery

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Debilitated

Weaken

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Demagogue

Political leader

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Dilapidated

Run down

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Discreet

Careful

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Disheartened

Disappointed

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Expurgate

Remove

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Galling

Annoying

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Gerrymandering

Dividing of a state

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Hackneyed

Commonplace

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Impermeable

Impassable

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Paradigm

Model

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Placid

Calm

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Plasticity

Flexibility

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Pounce

Strike

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Recalcitrant

Disobedient

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Redundancy

Repeating

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Synthesis

Combine compose

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Unorthodox

Unconventional

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Wrongheaded

Wrong in judgement

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Confound

Confuse

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Decry

To condemn openly

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Dirge

A funeral hymn

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Diminutive

Small

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Economical

Thrifty

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Flooding

Overflowing

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Fluctuation

Changing

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Halcyon

Happy

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Invoke

To request

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Oracular

Obscure ; prophetic

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Palpitation

Trembling/ shaking

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Prattle

Babble

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Prudent

Careful

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Quiescent

Being quiet, still, or at rest

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Raconteur

Story teller

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Renegade

Traitor

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Respite

Recess

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Sanctuary

Shelter

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Synthetic

Artificial

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Truculent

Aggressive