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Ponderous

Very dull, boring

Spontaneous

Impulsive, not planned

Inept

Lacking skill, clumsy

Copious

Abundant, plentiful

Conventional

Traditional, ordinary

Vulnerable

Easy to injure or harm

Impartial

Fair, not favoring either side

Deplore

To strongly disapprove of

Innate

Inborn, present at birth

Contrite

Regretful, feeling guilt

Contemporary

Modern

Contentious

Quarrelsome, fond of arguing

Hypocrite

A person who claims to be what he is not

Deplete

To use up

Discursive

Rambling, unfocused

Tyranny

Absolute power that is often cruel

Accolade

Praise; a statement of approval

Daunt

to intimidate; to discourage

Enigmatic

Mysterious, puzzling

Verbose

Wordy

Audacity

Boldness

Homogeneous

Made up of similar parts

Ambivalent

Uncertain; having conflicting feelings

Expedite

To speed up

Arable

Fit to grow plants

Subtle

Difficult to detect or understand

Coherent

Consistent; logically connected

Censure

To criticize

Garrulous

Talkative

Flagrant

Obvious, blatant

Squander

To waste, to spend foolishly

Austere

Strict; severely simple

Tranquil

Calm, peaceful

Articulate

Able to speak clearly and effectively

Viable

Workable; able to remain alive

Gregarious

Friendly, sociable

Clemency

Mercy; gentleness in punishing

Burgeon

To grow rapidly

Inception

Beginning

Profuse

Very abundant; giving freely

Wither

To become dry or lifeless

Elicit

To bring out, cause to happen

Adulation

Excessive praise

Stolid

Unemotional; not easily excited

Indifferent

Having no preference

Dearth

Scarcity, limited supply

Altruistic

Concerned for the welfare of others

Vilify

To speak ill of; to slander

Furtive

Secretive, stealthy

Dissent

To disagree

Mitigate

To relieve, lessen, alleviate

Advocate

To support; to speak in favor of

Cognizant

Aware

Miser

A person who saves money excessively

Revere

To respect, admire

Pacifist

A person who favors peace

Incontrovertible

Indisputable, undeniable

Alacrity

Eagerness, cheerful willingness

Garner

To get; to acquire

Penury

Extreme Poverty

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