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Sultry

(of the weather) hot and humid

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Analogous

comparable in certain respects

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Deleterious

causing harm or damage.

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Histrionic

overly theatrical or melodramatic in character or style.

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Modicum

a small quantity of a particular thing, especially something considered desirable or valuable.

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Transience

the state or fact of lasting only for a short time

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Bellicose

demonstrating aggression and willingness to fight.

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Diaphanous

(especially of fabric) light, delicate, and translucent.

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Hubris

excessive pride or self-confidence.

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Ubiquitous

present, appearing, or found everywhere.

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Censure

to express severe disapproval of (someone or something), typically in a formal statement.

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Didactic

designed or intended to teach people something

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Ire

anger.

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Myopic

lacking tolerance or understanding; narrow-minded.

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Vindictive

having or showing a strong or unreasoning desire for revenge.