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Edifice

Tall building

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Cogitate

To think deeply about

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Sagacious

Very wise

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Scaffold

Raised platform

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Pillory

Device in which the head and hands are placed for punishment

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Ensue

To follow as a result

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Pessimism

Negativity, gloominess

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Demeanor

Behavior or outward appearance

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Physiognomy

Facial expressions that let others know how you feel

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Reprove

To scold

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Jocular

Easy to get on with

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Profligate

Wasteful

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Fracas

Fight among people

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Contentious

Wanting to start a fight

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Daunt

To cause fear

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Ostentatious

Flashy but not necessarily gaudy

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Miserly

Frugal

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Corroborate

Affirm

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Fervent

Impassioned

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Caveat emptor

Buyer beware

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Embellish

Exaggerate, add detail

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Precarious

Dangerous, unstable

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Pious

Very religious

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Candid

Honest

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Provincial

Unsophisticated

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Refute

To deny

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Servile

To act as a servant

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Discord

Disagreement

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Obscure

Hard to see

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Innovate

To create/invent

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Garb

Clothing

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Pragmatic

Practical

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Enigma

Mystery

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Virulent

dangerous

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Articulate

To speak well

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Insipid

Boing, bland, blah

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Hedonistic

Pleasure seeking, selfish

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Assuage

To soothe, calm

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Avaricious

Greedy

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Amity

Friendship

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Anathema

Curse

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Condone

To forgive

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Indolence

Laziness

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Insolence

Rudeness

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Levity

Humor

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Disparage

To talk badly about

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Astute

Clever

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Analogous

Comparable

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Saccharine

Overly sweet/ fake sweet

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Preclude

To make impossible

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Volatile

Unstable/ changeable

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Peripheral

The outer edge

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Caustic

Burning, complimentary

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Aesthetic

Ability to appreciate art/ beauty

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Ascetic

Self denial, denying worldly pleasure

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Capricious

Unpredictable

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Rescind

To repeal

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Ambivalent

Undecided, empathetic

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Innocuous

Harmless

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Emulate

To copy something/ someone