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pedestrian (adj)

lacking in imagination or distinction

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prodigious

extraordinary in size, amount, or degree

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placid

pleasantly clam or peaceful

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resigned

submissive or acquiescent

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pragmatic

practical

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servile

slavishly submissive

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redolent

having a pleasant odor

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prudent

wise or judicious in practical affairs

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remonstrate

to say or plead in protest or disapproval

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pedantic

having a narrow focus on small details of a subject

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portend

to indicate in advance

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populist

supportive of the rights and power of the people

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prolific

producing abundantly

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plasticity

capable of being molded or shaped

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plurality

majority, great number

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polemical

involving dispute or controversy

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pernicious

causing harm or ruin

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perusal

a survey or reading,

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reticent

reserved or reluctant

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patronizing

an offensively condescending manner

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somber

gloomily dark

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spurious

NOT genuine, authentic or true

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salutary

promoting health or some beneficial purpose