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vociferous

clamorous

effusive

overflowing, pouring out

risque

daringly close to indelicacy or impropriety;

extraneous

not essential

sporadic

occurring irregularly

incontrovertible

impossible to deny or disprove

impervious

not affected or hurt by; admitting of no passage or entrance

infallibility

the quality of never making an error

doggedness

persistent determination

vacillation

changing location by moving back and forth

exploratory

serving in or intended for exploration or discovery

hitherto

up to this point or up to the present time

mercenary

profit oriented

hailed

Greeted by signaling or calling out to

pretension

a claim

stymied

prevent progress

disgruntled

in a state of sulky dissatisfaction

upheld

supported

unmarred

undamaged; uninjured

hallowed

greatly respected; holy; sacred

eclectic

selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas

invidious

offensive, hateful; tending to cause bitterness and resentment

dogmatic

characterized by arrogant assertion of unproved or unprovable principles

sanguine

confidently optimistic and cheerful

intransigence

refusal to moderate a position or to compromise

liberality

the trait of being generous in behavior and temperament

doctrinaire

a stubborn person of arbitrary or arrogant opinions

fatuous

complacently or inanely foolish

ennoble

To elevate, to raise in rank

salutary

beneficial, helpful; healthful, wholesome

paradigm

the generally accepted perspective of a particular discipline at a given time

periphery

a boundary line; perimeter; an outside surface

expatriate

refugee; emigrant; someone living away from his own country

wayward

disobedient, willful; unpredictable, capricious

exemplary

serving to warn/model

indictments

written statements charging a party with the commission of a crime

depravities

corrupt, wicked state

jingoism

fanatical patriotism

bureaucratization

a complicated organized system; rules and regulations

dictum

an authoritative declaration

concessions

things given or granted as privileges

aspersion

an abusive attack on a person's character or good name

currency

general acceptance or use

egalitarian

a person who believes in the equality of all people

iconoclast

someone who tries to destroy traditional ideas or institutions

dilettante

an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge

purveyor

someone who supplies provisions (especially food)

vicarious

suffered or done by one person as a substitute for another

vilify

to defame; slander

vitriolic

extremely caustic; sharp and bitter

waive

relinquish

wanton

immoral;senseless, lust

whet

to sharpen; to make stronger

writhe

twist or squirm

impugned

challenged; called into question

jettisoned

The act of discarding or casting overboard

flotsam

the floating wreckage of a ship

raiment

especially fine or decorative clothing

churlish

having a bad disposition

mercurial

liable to sudden unpredictable change

disingenuous

not straightforward or candid

phlegmatic

slow-moving, sluggish; unemotional

wistful

showing pensive sadness

languid

lacking spirit or liveliness

inclusive

including much or everything

edifying

enlightening or uplifting so as to encourage intellectual or moral improvement

enlightening

tending to increase knowledge or dissipate ignorance

elaborate

developed or executed with care and in minute detail

retrenchment

the reduction of expenditures in order to become financial stable

unequivocal

admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding

tenuous

having little substance or significance; thin

ineffable

defying expression or description in words

torrid

emotionally charged and vigorously energetic, very hot or oppresive

guarded

cautious; careful

multifaceted

having many aspects

appraised

evaluated; judged

sprawling

spread out irregularly

desolate

deserted, dreary, lifeless

curative

a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain

obtrusive

sticking out

bucolic

relating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle

sundry

various; miscellaneous

remonstrance

the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest

erudition

profound scholarly knowledge

pedagogy

the activities of educating or instructing or teaching

reconciled

made compatible or consistent, settle

sanctimonious

hypocritically pious

discriminating

showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste

coddled

treated with excessive indulgence

chided

scolded

prodded

to poke or jab with or as if with something pointed

ousted

pushed out of a position

equivocal

open to question, doubtful nature

unwarranted

incapable of being justified or explained

appalled

horrified

bereft

deprived

revisionists

people who rewrite or reassess

panacea

hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases

tacit

unspoken, silent; implied, inferred

winnow

separate, blow upon

finagle

achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods

supplant

take the place or move into the position of

virile

..., characteristic of a man

insouciance

nonchalance or a lack of concern

felicitous

exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style

purported

alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored;

vignettes

brief descriptive sketches

perfunctory

hasty and without attention to detail

preemptive

designed or having the power to deter or prevent an anticipated situation or occurrence

collusion

secret agreement

sermonizing

preaching

dilatory

tending to delay

boon

something to be thankful for

histrionics

a deliberate display of emotion for effect;dramatic representation

inequities

unfair circumstances

reminiscent

serving to bring to mind

garish

glaring; tastelessly showy or overdecorated in a vulgar or offensive way

tractable

easily controlled; yielding

prefatory

serving as an introduction or preface

proleptic

anticipatory, pre-supposed, preceding an argument as to anticipate and preclude the outcome

redacted

revise; edit

orthographic

the view of an object when you look at the top, front, back, left, right. 2D/flat

conjunctive

an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences

ignoble

completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose

scurrilous

expressing offensive reproach

confound

mistake one thing for another

repudiate

to disown or refuse to acknowledge

circumstantial

consisting only of details

petulant

easily irritated

treacly

overly sweet

consecrated

solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose

prosaic

not fanciful or imaginative

equitable

implying justice dictated by reason, conscience, and a natural sense of what is fair to all

indictment

harsh criticism

conflagration

a very intense and uncontrolled fire

consummate

complete or perfect in the highest degree; to bring to a state of completion or perfection

laconic

using few words in speech

pithy

brief or full of meaning, concise

quiescent

quiet, still, inactive

diffuse

not spread out; wordy

grandiloquent

using big and fancy words as an attempt to impress

voluble

talking a great deal with ease;glib

presumptuous

too forward or bold; overstepping boundaries

pretentious

pretending or feigning increased importance

supercilious

proud and scornful; looking down at others

derivative

taken from something all ready exisiting

vapid

lacking freshness and zest, stale

allay

to lessen fear;to calm to relieve pain

conciliate

to win a person over by reconciling

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