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Bauble

A trinket

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Bestial

Acting or being beast-like

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Bland

Mild; tasteless; dull

4

Chagrin

Humiliation or embarrassment caused by irritation or frustration; to humiliate, to cause to feel shame, to hurt the pride of

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Diaphanous

Allowing light to pass through

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Effete

Lacking energy or vigor and worn out and unable to produce

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Emendation

A correction or change to a text

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Gloat

To brag greatly

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Impediment

An obstacle, hindrance, or obstruction

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Impotent

Lacking sufficient strength or power to accomplish something or achieve some effect

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Labyrinth

A maze

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Maelstrom

A violent or turbulent situation

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Nihilism

An extreme form of skepticism that denies all existence

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Shard

A broken fragment of glass, pottery, etc.

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Antithesis

The exact or direct opposite or contrast