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Anachronism

noun something that is out place for setting or time

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Surmise

verb hypothesis, to figure out

3

Effeminate

having feminine qualities, using to describe a male

4

Bucolic

adj referring to the good aspects of the countryside

5

Uncouth

adj lacking refinement and good manners

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Grapple

verb to struggle with

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Languor

noun weariness and sleep fullness

8

Sequester

verb to separate or enclose

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Fervid

adj overly passionate

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Flippant

adj disrespectful

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Monotonous

adj unvarying/dull

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Blithe

adj ignorantly happy

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Laconic

adj having brevity in speech

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Deprecate

verb find fault with

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Prodigal

adj one who does not spend wisely

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Precipice

noun on the verge

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Cogent

adj logical

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Equanimity

noun peacefulness

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Torrid

adj very hot or dry, inclement in weather

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Tepid

adj slightly warm, not full of excitement

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Invidious

adj something negative unfairly discriminating, and likely to arouse in resentment

22

Prattle

verb talk a lot/babble/ constant chatter

23

Mettle

noun courage

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Imbibed

drink in (metaphor)

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Sanguine

adj color of blood