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Abstruse

Difficult to understand

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Prolific

Intellectually productive

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Prosaic

Not challenging

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Spurned

Reject with contempt

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Reticent

Shy

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Scurrilous

Expressing offensive reproach

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Deriding

Strong negative reaction

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Abjured

Rejected strongly

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Chagrin

Embarrassment

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Acclamation

Enthusiastic approval

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Infallibility

Not being wrong

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Bemusement

Puzzle, confuse, bewilderment

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Malfeasance

Wrongfully conducted

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Nepotism

Favoritism towards family

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Fatuous

Devoid of intelligence

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Devoid

Entirely lacking

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Ribald

Humorously vulgar

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Snubbed

Behave coldly towards

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Patronized

Sponsorship

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Cultivated

Develop individual image

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Imprudent

Lacking self restraint

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Ingenious

Showing incentive skill

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Toothsome

Acceptable to taste or mind

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Ignominious

Deserving of shame

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Mystique

Aura of mystery

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Acument

A tapering point

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Acridity

Sharply disagreeable, bitterness

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Trenchancy

Forcefulness of thought or opinion

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Mellifluous

Pleasing to the ear

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Euphonic

Euphony=pleasing sounds

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Extirpate

Remove or destroy completely

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Recondite

Difficult to penetrate

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Momentous

Event or change of great importance

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Detritus

Remains of something

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Bedlam

State of extreme confusion

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Wagging

Witty, joking

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Vociferous

Vehement or clamorous

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Vehement

Intense, showing strong feeling

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Clamorous

Jostling, making a loud confused noise

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Mien

Dignified manner

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Attestation

Evidence by which something is attested

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Convalescing

Getting over an illness

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Enfeebled

To make weak

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Evocative

Bringing strong images or feelings

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Truculent

Defiantly aggressive

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Panegyrical

Formally expressing praise

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Phlegmatic

Showing little emotion

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Auspicious

Favorable

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Catholic

Diverse or widespread, free from prejudice

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Dilettantish

Showing superficial interest

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Eclectic

Mixture of styles

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Ambrosial

Worthy of the gods, pleasing to taste

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Apogee

Final climactic stage

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Encroachment

Influencing strongly

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Forewent

Eschew, avoid

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Interpolations

Interject, interposing

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Curtailed

Cut short

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Advent

The arrival of a notable person

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Collusive

Secret or illegal cooperation

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Cooperation

Working together

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Predatory

Seeking to exploit or oppress

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Inimical

Not friendly