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meretricious

(adj) alluring through deception or insincerity

piteous

(adj) evoking pity, pathetic

derivative

(adj) derived
(noun) term or idea based on or derived from another

lucent

(adj) shinning, brilliant

winsome

(adj) sweetly charming, engaging

misanthrope

(noun) hater of humankind

prolix

(adj) unnecessarily prolonged, long and wordy

facade

(noun) a front of outer appearance, especially a deceptive one

captious

(adj) faultfinding, making trivial criticisms

ambrosial

(adj) pleasingly fragrant, divine, worthy of the Gods

parsimony

(noun) extreme frugality, stinginess

duress

(noun) compulsion by use of force or threat constraint; imprisonment

onerous

(adj) burdensome, causing hardship, oppressive

opulent

(adj) rich, affluent, luxurious

taut

(adj) tense emotionally, mentally; in good order or condition

impudent

(adj) insulting, rude, disrespectful

vagrant

(noun) nomad, a wanderer

infamy

(noun) notorious, infamous, having a bad reputation

vagabond

(adj) wandering, leading an unsettled or carefree life

wheedle

(verb) to persuade, flatter, cajole

nuptial

(adj) pertaining to marriage

dissolute

(adj) indifferent to moral restraints, licentious

pariah

(noun) an outcast

intermittent

(adj) alternately ceasing and beginning again

lassitude

(noun) sluggishness

savant

(noun) a learned person, scholar

hiatus

(noun) a gap, suspension or break

decorous

(noun) characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and conduct

lineament

(noun) a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something

circuitous

(adj) roundabout, not direct

scud

(verb) to run or move quickly

ephemeral

(adj) short-lived

transient

(adj) not lasting, enduring

reprobate

(adj) a wicked, dammed person

execrable

(adj) very bad, detestable, poor quality

bungle

(verb) to do clumsily and awkwardly

sententious

(adj) moralistic, abounding in pity aphorisms

fracas

(noun) noisy, disorderly disturbance or fight

vantage

(noun) an advantage or superiority

mendacious

9adj) telling lies, false

cogent

(adj) forcefully convincing, to the point, pertinent

extrinsic

(adj) irrelevant, external, outward

capacious

(adj) roomy, spacious

perdition

(noun) hell

nefarious

(adj) iniquitous

reconnaissance

(noun) an examination, search

lissome

(adj) flexible, nimble, agile

felicitous

(adj) agreeable, well-suited for the occasion

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