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Caustic

Sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way

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Didactic

Intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction as an ulterior motive

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Irreverent

Showing a lack of respect for people or things that are generally taken seriously

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Pensive

Engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought

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Satirical

Vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings that are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming individuals, corporations, and society itself into improvement

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Dubious

Doubtful

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Superlative

Of very high quality

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Eradication

Complete elimination

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Conventional

Customary

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Verisimilitude

The quality of appearing to be true or real

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Transcendence

Riding beyond the scope of ordinary experience

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Romanticism

Focusing on the heroic or the adventurous

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Impenetrability

Difficult or impossible to understand

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Loquacity

Full of excessive talk