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lurid

causing, shock, horror, or revulsion; sensational

intercede

to plead on behalf of someone else

coalition

A combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose

prerogative

a special right or privilege, a special quality showing excellence

jaded

wearied, worn-out, dulled

elicit

to draw forth, bring out from some source( such as another person)

provincial

A person from an outlying area; a soldier from a province or colony

hackneyed

used so often as to lack freshless or originality

petulant

peevish, annoyed by trifles, easily irritated and upset

decadence

A condition or period of deline or decay

transcend

to rise abouve or beyond, exceed

hiatus

A gap, opening in the sense of having an element missing

expostulate

to attempt to dissuade someone from some course or decision by earnest reasoning

umbrage

foliage giving shade; an overshadowing influences or power

innuendo

A hint, indirect suggestion, or reference

unctuous

excessively smooth or smug

assuage

to make easier or milder, relieve

approbation

the expression of approval or favorable opinion

simulate

to make a pretense of imitate; to show the outer signs

meritorious

worthy, deserving recognition and praise

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