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1

a name or title that describes or identifies a person or thing; designation

appellation

2

extreme happiness, rapture, ecstasy

bliss

3

The purging or purifying of emotions; relieving emotional tensions

catharsis

4

quality of leadership that captures the imagination, inspires allegiance and devotion; allure; charm and attractiveness

charisma

5

tending to produce; contributive; helpful; favorable

conducive

6

moderate, cautious, safe; tending toward preserving established traditions

conservative

7

having sunk below a former or normal condition; having declined

degenerate

8

to portray in words; describe or outline with precision

delineate

9

lacking the necessities of life; living in complete poverty

destitute

10

representing one concept in terms of another; metaphorical

figurative

11

enormous; gigantic

gargantuan

12

harmless or unoffensive

innocuous

13

following or representing exact words

literal

14

giving freely; generous; plentiful and abundant

liberal

15

sensational, violent, extravagantly emotional

melodramatic

16

can be changed, subject to mutation

mutablily

17

unlimited view; pictures on a continuous surface

panorama

18

tending to provoke thoughts, feelings; stimulating

provocative

19

worn out by constant use; no longer fresh or original

trite

20

little or no importance; insignificant

trivial