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Sanguine

Red; cheerfully optimistic

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Junction a position

To compare

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Fortuitous

Fortunate; lucky

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Wanton

Unprovoked; uncalled for; unnecessary

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Sagacity

Wisdom; wise

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Truculent

Fierce

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Prig

Prude

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Perpetuity

Forever time period without end. Can be a legal thing

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Inebriated

Drunk

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Libertine

Without any moral compass; libertine to a prig

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Aspersion

Bad; slander, bad remark

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Munificent

Generous

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Collusion

Secret agreement by a party; small group group planned illegally

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colloquial

unconventional style; regular/normal style rather than formal

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Corpulent

Fat

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Conflagration

A Massive fire

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Epigram

a short and clever poem or saying

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Miscreant

Delinquent; someone who behaves poorly

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Inimitable

Unable to be copied; someone who is original

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Imperious

Over bearing; dominant (in an annoying way)

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Catharsis

Cleansing; purge

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Imbibe

To take in (usually with alcohol); part take

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Malaise

A funk

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Façade

A front or mask; false front

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Amorphous

Without shape

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Jocular

Happy; joyful; joking

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Vituperative

Rude; belligerent; harshly critical

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Anathema

A cursed person; cousin of a pariah; disliked, stayed away from

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Cavalcade

Procession or parade

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Deferential

Willing to submit; give into