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Baroque

Ornate.

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Cardinal

Very important.

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Derision

Ridicule, mock.

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Din

Loud, confused.

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Enmity

Hostile

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Ethereal

Exquisite, heavenly, celestial.

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Exultant

Jubilant.

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Insinuate

Led to believe.

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Nascent

Burgeoning, beginning to exist or develop.

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Ostensible

Evident.

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Pastiche

Hodgepodge; collage; work of art formed from different sources.

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Refractory

Stubborn.

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Repartee

Witty reply.

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Reverie

Dreamy.

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Tarry

Loiter.

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Tautology

Unnecessary repetition.

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Tawdry

Showy and cheap.
Low and mean.

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Temporal

Time.

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Waif

Orphans. Lost or unclaimed person or thing.

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Wastrel

A wasteful person. Spendthrift.

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Insouciant

Casual, nonchalant.

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Bereaved

Mourning.

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Denizen

Dweller.

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Meander

Ramble, wander.

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Pusillanimous

Poor-spirited, unmanly.

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Contend

Argue; repugn; manage; compete.

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Livid

White; pallid; pale.

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Vitiate

Corrupt.

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Fallow

Uncultivated.

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Inertia

Inactivity.

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Ribald

One who uses VULGAR language.