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Convoluted

Complex or complicated

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Connoisseur

An informed and astute judge in matter or taste; expert

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Jubilance

Showing great joy, satisfaction, or triumph

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Acute

Severe; critical; dreadful

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Abominable

Loathsome; very bad or unpleasant

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Barren

(Of land) too poor to produce much or any vegetation

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Maladjusted

Disturbed; unstable; dysfunctional

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Incredulous

Disbelieving; skeptical

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Stolidity

Unemotional;

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Exasperation

A feeling of intense irritation or annoyance

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Perplexity

Confusion

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Predestined

Predetermined

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Commensurate

Equivalent; equal

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Analogous

Similar

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Indeterminate

Not exactly known, established or defined

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Sidereal

Of or with respect to the distant stars

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Subsequent

Coming after something in time.

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Feat

An achievement that requires great courage, skill, and strength

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Precedent

An earlier event or action that is regarded as an example of guide to be considered in subsequent, similar circumstances

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Wanes

Decreases in vigor, power, or extent

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Florid

Having a red, or flushed complexion

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Quixotic

Foolishly impractical; marked by lofty romantic ideals

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Pungent

Characterized by a strong, sharp smell or taste

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Prosaic

Dull; ordinary

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Propensity

A natural inclination or tendency; penchant

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Profligate

Excessively wasteful; recklessly extravagant

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Proclivity

A natural predisposition or inclination

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Convention

A way something is usually done

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Pristine

Pure; uncorrupted; clean

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Plethora

An overabundance; a surplus

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Phlegmatic

Calm; sluggish; unemotional

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Pervade

To permeate or spread throughout;

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Ostentatious

Showy

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Obstinate

Stubborn

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Obfuscate

To make confusion

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Neophyte

A recent convert; beginner; novice

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Mollify

To calm or sooth

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Mercurial

Bipolar

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Maverick

An independent individual who does not go along with a group or party

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Laconic

Using few words

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Intrepid

Fearless

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Intractable

Stubborn

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Inimical

Damaging; harmful; injurious

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Impetuous

Hastily and rashly energetic

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Immutable

Not capable of change