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Incognito

Disguised

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Cognizant

Aware of or informed about something

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Farcical

Exaggeratedly comical

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Discursive

Rambling

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Hyperbole

An obvious exaggeration

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Omniscient

Knowing everything

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Fortuitous

Occurring by chance, accidental

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Assimilate

Absorb and incorporate food or knowledge

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Ennui

Lack of interest

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Mesmerism

Hypnotism, intense fascination

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Dirges

A funeral hymn

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Despot

Absolute ruler

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Expatriate

Withdrawn from their native land

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Colloquy

A conversation or conference

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Allay

To lessen or calm

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Feigned

To pretend

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Blazon

Coat of arms or to proclaim

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Choleric

Showing a quick temper

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Adroit

Clever or skillful

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Bravado

A show of false bravery