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Specious

Misleading in appearance adj

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Swathing

Verb or noun to wrap in several layers of fabric

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Effulgence

Adj shining or radiant, referring to a persons characteristics

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Enmity

Noun Feeling hostile or aggression toward someone.

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Strident

Adj a loud grating harsh voice, or myopic view controversial

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Pliant

Easily bent, very flexible. Easily influenced.

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Immured

Enclosed or confined against their will (forced into going into a mental asylum)

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Hiatus

Noun pause or gap in a sequence or series

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Gesticulated

Very using gestures to emphasize or not use words just gestures

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Errant

Adj to stray from proper course or standards. (Or in search of an adventure)

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Ebullience

Noun quality of being full of energy and joyful exuberant

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Officious

Intrusively enthusiastic, giving advice that was not needed... Assertive authority annoying way Eddie Murphy security

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Tumult

Noun a loud noise, usually in a loud large crowd of confusion

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Festooned

Garland, flowers, decorations

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Avidly

Adj Having strong desire or interest for something

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Inscrutable

Adj impossible to understand or interpret

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Vicissitudes

Noun change in fortune usually unwelcome .

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Contrite

Adj feeling of remorse or penitence, affected by guilt

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Rapt

Adj to be very FASCINATED in something (or to be carried away literally)

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Blatant

Adj Done openly, very obvious.

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Belligerence

Noun warlike, aggressive, pertaining to war

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Chastisement

Noun to discipline, especially corporal

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Impalpable

Adj difficult for the mind to grasp, cannot touch

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Myriad

Noun and adj innumerable, great number of persons

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Gyration

Noun spiral or circular motion

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Jeeringly

Adverb to shout derisively, to taunt

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Effigy

Noun image (representation) of someone meant to ridicule, disrespect, crude representation.

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Lamentation

Noun to feel or express sorrow or regret

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Derisive

Adj contemptuous, mocking

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Discursive

Passing aimlessly from one subject to another, rambling. Proceeded by an argument or purpose.