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explicit

clearly stated

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implicit

suggested or implied

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assiduous

diligent, persevering

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transience

impermance

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acuity

sharpness

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discriminating

able to see or make fine distinctions, discerning

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ellipsis

omission of a word or words; the mark (...) indicating such omission

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gaudy

showy but cheap

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pernicious

fatal, deadly

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incisive

sharp, keen

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whimsical

fanciful

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simplistic

oversimplified, unrealistically simple

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advent

coming or arrival

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stricture

restriction

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acquiescence

consent

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opulent

rich, luxuriant

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caustic

biting

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innate

inherent, inborn

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depravity

wickedness

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juxtapose

to place side by side