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Strident
having a shrill, irritating quality or character
Deft
nimble; skillful; clever
Clad
dressed; covered
Transcendent
surpassing all others of the same kind; pre-eminent; above and independent of the material universe
Oculist
an optometrist of an ophthalmologist
Proprietary
appropriate to an owner; indicating ownership
Permeate
to pass into or through every part of; to penetrate though the pores; to be diffused through; pervade; saturate
Innuendo
an indirect comment about a person or thing, esp. of a disparaging or a derogatory nature
Erroneous
containing error; mistaken; incorrect; wrong
Vehement
strongly emotional; intense or passionate
Cordial
courteous and gracious; friendly; warm
Impetuous
characterized by sudden or rash action emotion etc.; impulsive
Vacuous
lacking in ideas or intelligence
Corpulent
large or bulky of body; portly; stout; flat
Provincial
having the manners, and viewpoints considered characteristic of unsophisticated inhabitants of a province; rustic; narrow or illiberal
Din
a loud, confused noise; a continued loud or tumultuous sound; noisy clamor
Prodigality
extravagant wastefulness; profuse generosity; extreme abundance
Homogeneity
the state or quality of being uniform (all the same) in structure or composition
Subterfuges
deceptive strategies or devices
Insolent
presumptuous and abrasive in speech or manner; arrogant
Punctilious
attentive to the finer points of etiquette and formal conduct; exact; scrupulous
Knickerbocker
any New Yorker
Elicit
to draw or bring out or forth; educe; evoke
Valor
heroic courage; bravery
Somnambulatory
related to sleepwalking