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Futile

Useless, having no effect

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Pressing

Urgent or needing to be dealt with immediately

Critical

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Ephemeral

Lasting for only a short time

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Orthodox

Traditional

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Definitive

Not able to change

Considered to be the best of its type

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Peripheral

Situated on the edge

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Relegate

To put someone or something into a lower rank or position

To lower

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Perspicacity

Shrewdness

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Panoramic

Wide, wide-ranging

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Retrograde

Directed or moving backwards

Downhill, regressive

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Winding

A twisting movement, spirals

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Avarice

Extreme greed

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Mendacity

Untruthfulness, dishonesty

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Complicity

The fact or condition that is unlawful or morally wrong

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Conspiracy

A secret plan to do something unlawful or harmful

Scheme

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Temperate

Showing self-restrain

Mild

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Ascetic

Austere, abstinent, non-indulgent

Like a monk

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Duplicitous

Deceitful

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Scrupulous

Diligent, meticulous

Honest,honourable

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Incoherent

Unclear,confused

Not logically consistent

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Cogent

Clear, logical, convincing

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Scintillating

Brilliantly and excitingly clever or skilful

Shining brightly

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Sumptuous

Lavish, luxurious

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Tawdry

Flashy, showy but cheap quality

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Provident

Making timely preparation for the future, far-sighted, judicious

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Indolence

Laziness

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Ineptitude

Lack of skill, ability

Incompetence

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Recreation

Leisure, enjoyment

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Synergistic

Cooperating

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Calcify

To harden