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Axiom

noun - a statement assured to be true; a self-evident truth; an established principle
adjective -axiomatic

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Compatible

adjective - able to get along; agreeing; in agreement; harmonious
adverb - compatibly

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Compliance

noun - the act of adapting to or giving in; conformity with requirements
verb - to comply
adjective - compliant

4

Inanimate

adjective - unfeeling; spiritless; lifeless (think of animated)

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Indestructible

adjective - not capable of being destroyed
adverb - indestructibly

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Mutable

adjective - capable of change; inconsistent
adverb - mutably (think of mutant)

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Perception

noun - an observation, a concept, or an awareness gained by use of the senses; an understanding or impression of something
adjective - perceptible
adverb - perceptibly

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Prevalent

adjective - widespread; in general use; having general acceptance
noun - prevalence

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Recourse

noun - an alternate of help; a person or thing looked to for help, safety, and so on

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Rapture

noun - a state or experience of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
adjective - rapturous

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Peccadillo

noun - a slight offense; a small fault or sin

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Melange

noun - a mixture

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Recidivism

noun - the tendency to lapse into a previous undesirable type of behavior, esp. crime

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Mauve

adjective - a moderate purple, violet, or lilac color, often with a tinge of cocoa-like-brown

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Tawdry

adjective - gaudy, showy and cheap
noun - tawdriness

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Cursory

adjective - performed with haste and scant attention to detail
adverb - cursorily

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Exuberant

adjective - joyously unrestrained and enthusiastic
noun - exuberance

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Panache

noun - a style or verve; a grand or flamboyant manner

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Verbiage

noun - excess words, wordiness; a manner or style of verbal experession

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Posh

adjective - luxurious; sumptuously comfortable or elegant -- "Port out, starboard home"

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Suffuse

verb - to spread over, through, in the manner of a fluid or paste
noun - suffusion