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Aberrant

Adjective. Deviating from the norm.

Alacrity

Noun. Eager and enthusiastic willingness.

Anomaly

Noun. Deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality.

Approbation

Noun. An expression of approval or praise.

Assuage

Verb. To ease or lessen; to appease or pacify.

Audacious

Adjective. Daring and fearless; recklessly bold.

Capricious

Adjective. Inclined to change one's mind impulsively; erratic; unpredictable.

Censure

Verb. To criticize severely; to officially rebuke,

Chicanery

Noun. Trickery or subterfuge.

Connoisseur

Noun. An informed and astute judge in matters of taste; expert.

Discordant

Adjective. Conflicting; dissonant or harsh in sound.

Disparate

Adjective. Fundamentally distinct or dissimilar.

Eloquent

Adjective. Well-spoken; expressive; articulate.

Enervate

Verb. To weaken; to reduce in vitality.

Ennui

Noun. Dissatisfaction and restlessness resulting from boredom and apathy.

Equivocate

Verb. To use ambiguous language with a deceptive intent.

Exculpate

Verb. Exonerate; to clear of blame.

Exigent

Adjective. Urgent; pressing; requiring immediate action or attention.

Filibuster

Noun. Intentional obstruction, especially using prolonged speechmaking to delay legislative action.

Ingenuous

Adjective. Artless; frank and candid; lacking in sophistication.

Inured

Adjective. Accustomed to accepting something undesirable.

Irascible

Adjective. Easily angered; prone to temperamental outbursts.

Laud

Verb. To praise highly.

Magnartimity

Noun. The quality of being generously noble in mind and heart especially in forgiving.

Martial

Adjective. Associated with war and the armed forces.

Mundane

Adjective. Of the world; typical of or concerned with ordinary.

Nascent

Adjective. Coming into being; in early developmental stages.

Nebulous

Adjective. Vague; cloudy; lacking clearly defined form.

Neologism

Noun. A new word, expression, or usage; the creation or use of new words or senses.

Noxious

Adjective. Harmful; injurious.

Obtuse

Adjective. Lacking sharpness of intellect; not clear or precise in though or expression.

Obviate

Verb. To anticipate and make unnecessary.

Onerous

Adjective. Troubling; burdensome.

Parody

Noun. A humorous imitation intended for ridicule or comic effect, especially in literature and art.

Perennial

Adjective. Recurrent through the year or many years; happening repeatedly.

Perfunctory

Adjective. Cursory; done without care or interest.

Prattle

Verb. To babble meaninglessly; to talk in an empty and idle manner.

Prescience

Noun. Foreknowledge of events; knowing of events prior to their occurring.

Prevaricate

Verb. To deliberately avoid the truth; to mislead.

Refute

Verb. To disprove; to successfully argue against.

Relegate

Verb. To forcibly assign, especially to a lower place or position.

Solicitous

Adjective. Concerned and attentive; eager.

Sporadic

Adjective. Occurring only occasionally, or in scattered instances.

Static

Adjective. Not moving, active, or in motion; at rest.

Stupefy

Verb. To stun, baffle, or amaze.

Tortuous

Adjective. Winding; twisting; excessively complicated.

Truculent

Adjective. Fierce and cruel; eager to fight.

Voracious

Adjective. Having an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit; ravenous.

Waver

Verb. To move to and fro; to way; to be unsettled in opinion.

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