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1

frivolous

-not having any serious purpose or value
-e.g "frivolous ribbons and lacy frills"

2

indolent

-wanting to avoid activity or exertion; lazy

3

vindictive

-having or showing a strong or unreasoning desire for revenge.
-"the criticism was both vindictive and personalized"

4

intonation

-the rise and fall of the voice in speaking.
-"she spoke English with a German intonation"

5

irresolute

-showing or feeling hesitancy; uncertain, tentative
-"she stood irresolute outside his door"

6

obsolete

-no longer produced or used; out of date.
-"the disposal of old and obsolete machinery"

7

obscure

-not discovered or known about; uncertain.
"his origins and parentage are obscure"
-not important or well known.
"a relatively obscure actor"
-vague