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Paucity

smallness in number

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Succinct

concise, clear and brief

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Pliant

flexible, yielding

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Surfeit

excess, surplus

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Flout

mock

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Disaffected

unfriendly, disloyal

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Redoubtable

might

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Abject

pathetic, miserable

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Expiate

atone, redeem

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Countervail

make up for

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Captious

fault-finding, critical

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Scurrilous

offensive, obscenee

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Hackneyed

trite, dull, common

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Improvident

careless, not providing for future

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Credulous

gullible

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Dilatory

tardy, lazy

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Sufferable

tolerable, bearable

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Buttress

to reinforce or support

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Encomium

a tribute, warm praise

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Sedulous

diligent

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Ineluctable

inevitable

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Obtreperous

noisy

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Retinue

group, gang

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Limpid

clear, transparent

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Ebullient

full of enthusiasm

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Abstruse

complex, hard to understand

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Vitiate

to corrupt, reduce in value or quality

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Recondite

profound, mystical

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Pusillanimous

cowardly

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Antediluvian

very old

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Emollient

softening and soothing

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Panacea

cure-all

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Ancillary

accessory, subordinate, helping

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Replete

stuffed, completely filled

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Hindrance

an obstruction