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banal
adj. boring, dull, ordinary
to belie
v. to contradict, to disprove
complacent
adj. apathetic, unconcerned, or nonchalant AND disinterested
corpulent
adj. obese
diminutive
adj. small
eclectic
adj. assorted, oddly mixed
empathy
n. a sensitivity to a situation
to exasperate
v. to anger or annoy
expedient (adj)
suitable, advisable, wise
expedient (n)
a temporary replacement OR a planned action used to achieve a desired result
extraneous
adj. irrelevant or accidental
florid
adj. reddish or floral
infinitesimal
adj. teeny tiny
languid
adj. relaxed OR frail and feeble
meticulous
adj. conscientious, careful with detail
myopic
adj. narrow minded or short sighted
plaintive
adj. heartbroken
propensity
n. aptness or tendency
prosperity
n. state of being financially secure
punctilious
adj. careful with detail
quixotic
adj. idealistic and romantic
resolute
adj. determined
superfluous
adj. extra or not essential
sagacious
adj. wise
to temper
to make less severe or extreme
to strengthen glass or steel
wan
adj pale/sickly, weak
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