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profound

situated at or extending to great depth

alleviate

provide physical relief, as from pain

prodigious

so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe

expedite

process fast and efficiently

celerity

swiftness, rapidity of motion or action

ivory tower

isolated from life; not in touch with life's problems

usurp

seize and take control without authority and possibly with force

paltry

contemptibly small in amount

condone

excuse, overlook, or make allowances for

trivial

not large enough to consider or notice

bizarre

conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual

to feather one's nest

grow rich by taking advantage of circumstances

menial

a domestic servant

venerable

respectable due to age

extraneous

not essential

ambigious

not clearly defined

succinct

briefly giving the gist of something

the writing on the wall

an incident or event that shows what will happen in the future

archaic

little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type

emulate

strive to equal or match, especially by imitating

facetious

humorous, not meant seriously

rabid

furious, violently intense, unreasonably extreme; mad; infected with rabies

salubrious

favorable to health of mind or body

on the bandwagon

joining with the majority

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