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eccentric

strange

extricate

release from difficulty

Amorphous

lacking definite form

anomaly

deviation from the normal and common order

Redundant

exceeding what is necessary

Repatriate

to restore or return to the origin

revitalize

to give new life to

immutable

unchanging

inauspicious

unfavorable or bad

Incorrigible

bad beyond correction or reform

Indefatigable

incapable of being tired out

Intrepid

resolutely fearless

Inviolable

secure from destruction

Unflappable

not easily upset or refused

Unorthodox

uncommon in a belief, religion, or custom

Unscathed

unharmed

Unsubstantiated

not proven

Untenable

(of theories etc) incapable of being defended or justified

Aberration

different than what is expected

Benefactor

a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)

Benign

kind and gentle

Malevolent

wishing or appearing to wish evil to others

Supercilious

displaying arrogant pride

Miscreant

villainous

Amity

a state of friendship and cordiality

Egregious

conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible

Diffident

lacking self-confidence

Perfidious

tending to betray

Elucidate

make free from confusion or ambiguity

Acrimonious

nasty in behavior or words

Acumen

ability to understand and reason

Exacerbate

make worse

Confluence

a flowing together

Implacable

unable to be calmed down or made peaceful

Acrid

harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper

Furtive

secret and sly or sordid

Intransigent

refusing to compromise

Disconsolate

hopelessly unhappy

Exultant

joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success

Pugnacious

ready and able to resort to force or violence

Placid

pleasantly calm or peaceful

Anachronism

something located at a time when it could not have existed or occurred

Perspicacity

ability to understand and listen

Impugn

challenge as false

Surreptitious

sneaky and secretive

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