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Ornate

adjective - elaborately decorated or sumptuously adorned; excessively showy

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Parsimonious

adjective - stingy; extremely or excessively frugal or economical
noun - parsimony

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Pundit

noun - an expert or authority

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Fin de Siècle

noun (French) - end of the century

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Cadre

noun - a group of experienced persons who organize a business, political party, etc.

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Apprehensive

adjective - uneasy; afraid or anxious about the future
adverb - apprehensively

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Callous

adjective - unfeeling, insensitive; thick and hardened; having calluses
adverb - callously

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Commendable

adjective - deserving approval or credit; praiseworthy
adverb - commendably

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Indignant

adjective - angered by the unfairness or meanness of something
adverb - indignantly

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Ineffectual

adjective - unable to produce a desired result; inadequate
adjective - ineffective
adverb - ineffectually

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Judicious

adjective - showing good judgement; wise and careful; discreet; prudent
adverb - judiciously

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Mystic

adjective - mysterious; mystifying
noun - a person who believes that truth or God can best be known through spiritual insight; a religious seeker
adverb - mysticallly
adjective - mystical

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Paraphrase

verb - to state in other words
noun - a rewording of the meaning of a text or speech

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Funicular

noun - a short, steep railway with the ascending and descending cars counterbalanced

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Verbatim

adverb - word-for-word; in the exact words
adjective - following the original word for word

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Milieu

noun - an environment or setting; social setting; one's element, surrounds, or sphere

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Overt

adjective - open and observable
adverb - overtly

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Boisterous

adjective - noisily rough and rowdy; violent
adverb - boisterously

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Hyperbole

noun - an extreme exaggeration used for emphasis
adjective - hyperbolic

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Tawny

adjective - a shade of brown tinged with yellow

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Cataclysm

noun - a sudden and violent upheaval or disaster that causes great changes in society
adjective - cataclysmic