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Riddled

Full of (usually full of holes)

Torpid

Inactive, lazy, stagnant

Aesthetic

Concerning art or beauty

Bulwark

Fortification, barricade, wall

Defunct

No longer in existence

Etymology

The study of word origins

Loquacious

Talkative, wordy

Odious

Hateful

Posterity

Future generations

Tenacious

Persistent; not easily pulled apart

Torpor

Dormancy, sluggishness, inactivity

Affable

Friendly, social, easygoing

Gauche

rude; lacking social pose or grace

Degradation

Deprivation, poverty, debasement

Hypochondriac

A person obsessed with health; having imaginary illnesses

Non sequitur

An unclear or incorrect inference

Officious

Domineering; intrusive; meddlesome

Posthumous

After death

Precocious

Exhibiting mature qualities at an unusually early age

Palatable

Agreeable to taste; agreeable or acceptable to the mind

Maudlin

Drunk enough to be emotionally silly; weakly and effusively sentimental

Stellar

Of or relating to the stars; principal, leading; outstanding

Audacious

Daring, bold; insolent; marked by originality and verve

Foible

A minor flaw or shortcoming in character or behavior; weakness

Conundrum

An intricate and difficult problem

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