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Transient

Temporary, short lived, fleeting

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Aloof

Remote in manner, distant

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Narcissistic

Characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance; often selfish

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Deluge

Drenching rain; flood

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Belligerent

Hostile and aggressive

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Enthrall

To hold spellbound

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Accolade

Expression of praise

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Thwart

Block or defeat

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Amok

In an uncontrolled way, disruptive

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Deviance

Departing from usual or accepted standards

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Emigrate

Leave a country to settle elsewhere

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Appall

Fill with horror or dismay

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Dystopia

An imaginary place where people are unhappy

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Hone

To sharpen as in "to hone my hatchet throwing skills"

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Ominous

Something bad or threatening is on its way

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Righteous

Acting or being in accordance with what is just or moral

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Spontaneous

Doing something that comes from an inner impulse without premeditation

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Eloquent

Clearly expressing or indicating something

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Moderate

Avoiding extremes

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Inalienable

Incapable of being transferred or given up