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edifying

didatic

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intricate

complicated

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pejorative

1.Derogatory 2.disapproval/criticism

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sinecure

to pay even without work

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staunch

strong and loyal in opinion/ faithful

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cantankerous

bad tempered and always complaining

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daunting

to make nervous and less confident

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expended

spend a lot

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acquittal

conviction decision of court

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moiling

work hard move around in confusion

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corporeal

that can be touched

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petty

small unimportant

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ennui

feeling of bored not satisfied

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enervated

lacking energy

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efficacious

effective

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dross

useless

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reconnoitered

get information about the area

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hoodwinked

trick

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lambasted

criticize or attack

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vitiated

spoil or reduce the effect

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deride

mock

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pilloried

criticize smbd in public

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banter

friendly remark or joke

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halcyon

peaceful and happy

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contempt

respect

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mired

difficult situation that u cant escape

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evinced

show clearly that you have feeling

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defalcated

to engage in embezzlement

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tact

polite

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heretical

people of heresy

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clandestine

done secretly or kept secretly

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stratagems

trick or plan to gain adv Or trick

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proboscises

trunk of elephant long organ

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discomfit

make confused or embarrased

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apposite

very appropriate for a particular situation

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pontificate

to give opinion in a way to show u r right

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feckless

ineffective careless

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stoicism

dont compalin when suffering or feeling

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mediocrity

average

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succinctness

expressed clearly in few words

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spurious

based on false idea specious

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extemporaneous

impromptu

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chicanery

deception

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nigh

near

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extolled

to praise

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addle

to confuse

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permeate

to spread in every part affect every part

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weltering

Large confusing amount of sth

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forswearing

renounce make promise or stop doing sth

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castigation

to criticize sb

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jingoistic

patriotic

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unfettered

without restriction

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jaded

Tired and bored coz of having too much

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truant

absent/ bunk

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iniquitous

sinful

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fatuous

foolish stupid

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pusillanimous

cowardly

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mettle

Ability determination to do sth despite difficult condition

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jejune

too simple naive

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seminal

1.very imp 2.having strong influence

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menial

not skilled or imp boring or badly paid

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chimera

impossible idea or hope

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unbedizened

unadorned

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parochial

Narrow minded

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quintessence

1.perfect example 2.most imp feature

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salubrious

pleasant to live in clean healthy

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substantiated

provide information evidence to prove true

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subversive

rebellious going against

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cohesion

act of keeping together

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propitiatory

intended to win back frenship or angry

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vilify

say or write unpleasant malign, revile

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unencumbered

not carrying heavy that makes u slow

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polemical

arguing passionately strong argument

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divisive

causing disagreement

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abysmal

extremely bad or very low std

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plaintive

mournful

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facile

glib

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recalcitrant

unwilling to obey rules

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slick

glib skillful,a slick striker

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conglomerations

mixture of different things

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jeremiad

express lamentation

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philippic

condemnation tirade

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virulent

1.extremely dangerous 2.showing strong neg feeling

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perspicuous

easily understood

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quiescent

calm peaceful

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compendium

brief summary

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gaiety

happiness

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tenebrous

hard to understand dark

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eviscerate

remove inner organs

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entice

to persuade smb inveigle

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curmudgeonly

bad tempered person

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finicky

too worried abt wat u eat dress disliking many things

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epicurean

devoted to pleasure enjoying yourself

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persnickety

worrying too much about unimp details

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verdant

fresh and green

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bountiful

in large quantities generous

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Stygian

dark gloomy

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raffish

not accepted according to some social std but interesting attractive

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enormity

great size effect serious crime

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iniquity

being or sth that is very unfair or wrong

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caparisoned

decorated

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ablated

to remove or destroy by cutting abrading or evaporating

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foment

to create trouble or violence or make it worse incite

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peremptory

expecting to be obeyed immediately and without question

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genial

Friendly cheerful affable

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flippantly

show that u dont take seriously as others think

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incongruous

inappropriate

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allusive

containing indirect speech writing

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splenetic

bad tempered and angry

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simpatico

pleasant easy to like

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machination

secret plan intigue

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periphrasis

indirect way of express

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esculent

edible

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somnolence

almost asleep making u feel tired

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nescience

lack of knowledge

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belletrism

view to see literature as fine art

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disinterred

to dig up sth

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espied

to see sb/sth suddenly

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vitiated

to spoil or reduce the effect of sth

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exsiccated

dry

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censured

find fault and criticize

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excoriated

censure scathingly

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startling

to move or jump suddenly

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languid

weak sluggish in character