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Exonerate

Clear of blame or suspicion, set free

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Impartial

Unbiased, fair, objective

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Objective

Unbiased, impartial

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Nullify

Cancel, annul, invalidate

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Culpable

Guilty, deserving of blame

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Reprehensible

Deserving of criticism, guilty

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Tenable

Defensible, plausible

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Vindicate

Clear of blame or suspicion, set free, justify

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Totalitarian

Autocratic, authoritarian, total control

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Oppressive

Domineering, harsh

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Tyrannical

Oppressive, autocratic

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Pompous

All about me, self important, pretentious

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Bombastic

Using pretentious speech

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Adage

Proverb, aphorism, saying

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Discourse

Formal discussion/conversation

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Disjointed

Rambling, incoherent

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Loquacious

Verbose, talkative, wordy

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Garrulous

Talkative, chatty

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Verbose

Wordy, loquacious, garrulous

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Brevity

Conciseness, shortness

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Didactic

Intended to teach people something

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Whimsical

Playful, out of the ordinary

Acting in a capricious manner

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Omnipotent

Having unlimited power; able to do anything.

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Erroneous

Wrong; incorrect.

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Esoteric

Understood by few

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Emphatic

Showing or giving emphasis. Making something seem more important

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Flotsam

Wreckage of ship or cargo