Apposite (adj.)
Appropriate; suitable; apt
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Pastiche (n.) a dramatic, musical, or literary work made up of bits and pieces from other sources; a hodgepodgeSyn: medley, patchwork, melange, potpourriPrecarious (adj.) very uncertain or unsure; dangerous or riskySyn: perilous, dubious, ticklish Ant: secure, safe, sturdy, firmRapport (n.) A close and harmonious relationshipSny: bond, tie affinity, understandingUtilitarian (adj.) Stressing practicality over other considerations; relating to the belief that what is good or desirable is determined purely by its usefulnessSyn: practical, functional, pragmatic Ant: nonfunctional, ornamental, decorativeVacuous (adj.) Devoid of matter, substance, or meaning; lacking ideas or intelligence; purposelessSyn: Inane, insipid, fatuous, void, empty Ant: incisive, trenchant, perceptive, intelligentVagary (n.) an unpredictable, erratic, or seemingly purposeless action, occurrence, or notionSyn: caprice, whim, quirkViable (adj.) capable of living or developing under normal circumstancesSyn: practicable, workable, feasible Ant: impracticable, unworkable, unfeasibleXenophobia (n.) Undue or unreasonable fear, hatred, or contempt of foreigners or strangers or of what is foreign or strangeSyn: provinciality, parochialism, chauvinismZany (adj.) clownish or funny in a crazy, bizarre, or ludicrous way; (n.) one who plays the clownSyn: Comical, daffy, buffoon Ant: sedate, decourous, prim, sober, graveZealot (n.) a fanatical partisan; an ardent followerSyn: fanatic, extremist