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(V.) to coax, persuade through flattery or artifice; to deceive with soothing thoughts or false promises

Cajole

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(Adj.) abrupt, blunt, with no formalities

Brusque

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(N.) a leader who exploits popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power

Demagogue

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(A) (sper) (sion)

(Sper)

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(Adj.) extremely strange, unusual, atypicalπŸ‘½

Bizarre

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(n. A damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering or defaming

Aspersions

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(Bi) (Zar)

(Zar)

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(V.) to punish severely; to criticize severely

Castigate

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Remember that anomalous is just weird and bizarre is like super weird

😝

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(V.) to plan with ingenuity, invent; to bring about as the result of a scheme or plan

Contrive

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(Ca) (Jole)

(Jole)

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(Brusque)

(Brusque)

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Ant: normal, regular, customary, typical, ordinary

Anomalous

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(N.) weariness and dissatisfaction from lack occupation or interest; boredom (weed)

Ennui

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(Enn) (ui)

(Ui)

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Innuendo, calumny, denigration

Aspersions

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(Cas) (ti) (gate)

(Cas)

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(Con) (trive)

(Trive)

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Think up, devise, convoy, fabricate

Contrive

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(Dem) (a) ( gogue)

(Dem)

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(Dis) (a) (buse)

(Buse)

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Grotesque, fantastic, outlandish

Bizarre

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Curt, tactless, ungracious, gruff, rough

Brusque

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Wheedle, inveigle, soft-soap, sweet-talk

Cajole

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Ant: normal, typical, ordinary, expected

Bizarre

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Ant: gracious, tactful, courteous, diplomatic

Brusque

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Rabble-rouser, firebrand

Demagogue

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Chastise, rebuke, censure, upbraid

Castigate

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Exceptional, atypical, unusual, aberrant

Anomalous

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Feeling protective of my friend but knowing of his difficulties placed me in an ____________ position

Anomalous