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prattle

gossip, idle or foolish and irrelevant talk

evocation

imaginative re-creation, stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors

recalcitrant

marked by stubborn resistance to authority

boon

a desirable state

bane

something causes misery or death

austerity

the trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures)

impasse

a street with only one way in or out

covet

wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person)

indigenous

originating where it is found

endemic

native to or confined to a certain region

minutiae

a small or minor detail

exhort

urge on or encourage especially by shouts

perennial

a plant lasting for three seasons or more

predilection

a strong liking

innuendo

an indirect (and usually malicious) implication

stymie

a thwarting and distressing situation

admonish

warn strongly

rapacious

excessively greedy and grasping

poignant

arousing affect

bucolic

a short descriptive poem of rural or pastoral life

rustic

an unsophisticated country person

pastoral

a literary work idealizing the rural life (especially the life of shepherds)

panache

a grand manner

verve

an energetic style

uncouth

lacking refinement or cultivation or taste

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