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manifest

(adj) evident or obvious

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ostentatious

(adj) intended to attract notice

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sanguine

(adj) cheerfully optimistic

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strident

(adj) having a harsh sound

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vehement

(adj) strongly emotional

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elegiac

(adj) expressing sorrow

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fecund

(adj) capable of producing offspring

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fortuitous

(adj) accidental

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infirmity

(n) physical weakness

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malady

(n) disorder or disease of the body

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nuance

(n) subtle difference I meaning or response

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profligate

(adj) shamelessly immoral

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remonstrance

(n) a protest

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scintillate

(v) to sparkle or flash

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vitiate

(v) to impair or weaken