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ambiguous

having multiple interpretations; doubtful

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ambivalence

the existence of conflicting feelings or thoughts

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blasphemous

profane; impiously irreverent

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chimerical

imaginary; unreal; like a chimera

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clamor

loud outcry or shouting; public outcry or protest

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eloquence

pervasive or fluent speech

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fervor

intensity of emotion; ardor; passion

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gravity

grave consequences; seriousness

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irresolute

unresolved as to action; wavering; indecisive

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malicious

resulting from or having the desire to harm others

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objective

uninfluenced by emotion; factual

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optimist

one who expects favorable outcomes

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surpass

to go beyond the limit; exceed

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turbulence

state of being agitated, disturbed, or in commotion

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virtuoso

one with mastery skill in a field, especially music