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wizened

dried up

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chastened

punish

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revered

worthy of great honor

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Neologisms

new terms

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inchoate

underdeveloped

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obstinate

refusal of something

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expurgate

censor

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edify

morally instructing

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banal

boring

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cosseted

pampered

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borne

to put up with

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dandled

pampered

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craven

cowardly

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deleterious

harmful

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trite

lacking originality - boring

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sagacious

wise

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portend

omen

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droll

amusing

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salacious

lustful

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axiom

self evident truth

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diffidence

shyness or insecurity

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sycophancy

kiss ass

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convalescence

recovery time of a patient

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rectitude

righteousness

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compendium

published collection of works

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flippant

disrespectful

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nonplussed

bewildered

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demure

reserved

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contrite

remoreseful

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illicit

illegal

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discernible

apparent

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disaffected

discontented

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protean

changeable

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sectaraian

narrow minded

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prurient

lewd

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providential

very lucky