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odiousdeserving or causing hatred; hateful; detestableoleaginoushaving the nature or qualities of oilscoiopatha person, as a psychopathic personality, whose behavior is antisocial and who lacks a sense of moral responsibility or social consciencebobbleto juggle or fumbleshenanigansa devious trick used especially for an underhanded purpose; michevious activityprattleto talk in a foolish or simple minded way; babbleenamoredcaptivated or charmedrepositorya receptacle or place where things are deposited, stored, or fofered for sale; an abundant source or supply; a burial placeepigrammaticusing witty and terse, making a clever pointplacidpleasantly calm or peaceful; unruffled; serenely quiet or undisturbed; tranquilsporaticappearing or happening at irregular intervals in timeexoticof foreign origin or character; not native; introduced from abroad, but not fully naturalized or acclimatized; unusualebulliententheusiastic, effervescentsalientconspicuous (easily noticed) seems to leap outspuriouslacking authenticity or validity in essence or orign; not genuine; falsesurreptitiousdone, acquired, in secret or by improper means; operating by stealth; ninjasacrosanctregarded as sacred and inviolableatrophya wasting or decrease in size of a body organ, tissue, or part owing to disease, injury, or lack of use; deteriorationintransigentnot willing to compromise; obstainely maintaining an attitudehyperbolean obvious and intentional exaggerationminionan obsequious follower or dependant; a sycophant; a subordinate official; one who is highly esteemed or favored; a darlingprecariousdangerously lacking in security or stability; subject to change or unknown conditionscartographerthe art or technique of making maps or charts, map makerpunctiliousstrictly attentive to minute details of form in action or conduct; precise; scrupulouspanegyrica formal eulogistic composition intended as a public compliment; elaborate praise or laudationlimpidmarked by transparency; clear and simple in styleminimalthe least possible; barely adequatetruculentfeeling or displaying ferocity; cruel; savage; destructivequixoticimpractical, foolishly idealistic, preoccupied with ideas that failaccrueto come into existance as a legally enforceable claim; to accumulate or be added periodically