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ennui
A feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction arising from lack of interest; boredom
perdurable
Very durable; lasting; continuing long.
copacetic
Very satisfactory; fine.
ersatz
Being a substitute or imitation, usually an inferior one.
raiment
Clothing in general; garments; -- usually singular in form, with a collective sense.
menagerie
A collection of wild or unusual animals, especially for exhibition
abberant
Markedly different from an accepted norm; Deviating from the ordinary or natural type; abnormal.
extempore
Without premeditation or preparation; on the spur of the moment
perquisite
A profit or benefit in addition to a salary or wages; tip or gratuity
subterfuge
A deceptive device or stratagem.
mien
Manner or bearing, especially as expressive of mood, attitude, or personality; demeanor.
irascible
Prone to anger; easily provoked to anger; hot-tempered.
canorous
Richly melodious; pleasant sounding; musical
sylvan
Of or pertaining to woods or forest regions
neophyte
A novice; a beginner in anything
indelible
That cannot be removed, erased, or washed away.
caerwaul
To make a harsh cry
ennui
the feeling of being bored by something tedious
disheveled
in disarray
callow
(adj.) without experience; immature, not fully developed; lacking sophistication and poise; without feathers
adventitious
accidental, unplanned (same as inadvertent)
upbraid
to scold or criticize harshly.
stoic
someone who is seemingly indifferent to emotions
quietus
A silencing, suppressing, or ending.
inculcate
teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions
raillery
light teasing repartee
arcanum
information known only to a special group
cabal
a plot to carry out some harmful or illegal act (especially a political plot)
busker
a person who entertains people for money in public places (as by singing or dancing)
probity
complete and confirmed integrity
recherche
lavishly elegant and refined
garrulous
full of trivial conversation
amanuensis
someone skilled in the transcription of speech (especially dictation)
supererogatory
more than is needed, desired, or required
fallible
likely to fail or be inaccurate
temerarious
presumptuously daring
aplomb
great coolness and composure under strain
lissom
gracefully slender
irrupt
increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner
nettlesome
causing irritation or annoyance
dissolute
unrestrained by convention or morality
factitious
not produced by natural forces
abominate
find repugnant
pestiferous
causing irritation or annoyance
virago
a large strong and aggressive woman
remonstrate
censure severely or angrily
pertinacious
stubbornly unyielding
mimetic
exhibiting mimicry
Zeitgeist
The intellectual and moral tendencies that characterize any age or epoch.
faineant
disinclined to work or exertion
obdurate
showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings
imprimatur
formal and explicit approval
ebullient
joyously unrestrained
gelid
extremely cold
multifarious
having many aspects
amity
a cordial disposition
persiflage
light teasing
bibulous
given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol
calumny
an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
finical
exacting especially about details
tocsin
a bell used to sound an alarm
discursive
(of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects
lacuna
an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome
discursive
(of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects
unfledged
young and inexperienced
draconian
of or relating to Draco or his harsh code of laws
frangible
capable of being broken
cacophony
loud confusing disagreeable sounds
dishabille
the state of being carelessly or partially dressed
artifice
a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)
perspicacity
the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions
rapprochement
the reestablishing of cordial relations
mendicant
a pauper who lives by begging
surly
inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
deracinate
pull up by or as if by the roots
tarradiddle
pretentious or silly talk or writing
profuse
produced or growing in extreme abundance
vicissitude
a variation in circumstances or fortune at different times in your life or in the development of something
cavalcade
a procession of people traveling on horseback
malapropos
of an inappropriate or incorrectly applied nature
hirsute
having or covered with hair
incongruous
lacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness
kvetch
(Yiddish) a nagging complaint, express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
foundling
a child who has been abandoned and whose parents are unknown
recumbent
reclining; lying down completely or in part
somniferous
adj. Tending to produce sleep.
postprandial
following a meal (especially dinner)
deipnosophist
someone skilled at across-the-table chit chat
wiseacre
an upstart who makes conceited, sardonic, insolent comments
extirpate
surgically remove (an organ)
flout
treat with contemptuous disregard
comport
behave in a certain manner
restive
impatient especially under restriction or delay
aggrandize
add details to
hector
(n) a bully; (v) to intimidate or dominate in a blustering way
flaneur
one who strolls about aimlessly; a lounger; a loafer.
perfervid
ardent, impassioned, marked by exaggerated or overwrought emotion
gesticulate
To make gestures or motions, as in speaking, or in place of speech.
mercurial
having qualities suggestive of mercury; quick, quick-witted, volatile, changeable, fickle
ameliorate
get better, (v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming