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acumen
clever/ sharp
adroit
skilled
amalgam
mixture
ambivalent
mixed feelings
anachronistic
out of place/ time
apathetic
not feeling
approbation
approval
arboreal
related to trees
arcane
understood by few
archaic
ancient
atrophy
die and fall off
augment
add on
bellicose
warlike
bombastic
loud/ obnoxious
buttress
support
byzantine
too complicated
cacophony
bad sounds in unison
cajole
coax into doing something
cantankerous
old grumpy and loud
chicanery
trickery
circumscribe
draw figure around / restrict
circumvent
find a way around
clandestine
done in secret
conflagration
a large fire
concord
peace/ agreement
congenial
pleasant
contiguous
without interruption
copious
large amounts
culpable
deserving blame
deleterious
harmful
deluge
flood
demagogue
irrational politician
derelict
bad condition
didactic
teaching by book
dilatory
habitually late
dilettante
to dabble
dogma
cannot be false
duplicitous
deceptive
ebullience
extreme joy
eclectic
varied tastes
effusive
much emotion
embellish
decorate
enervate
take away energy
epitome
perfect example
equivocal
ambiguous
erudite
scholarly
evanescent
gradually disappear
exacerbate
make worse
expedient
quick/ fast
hubris
pride
husbandry
rearing of livestock, farming or agriculture
ignominy
Bad name, dishonor
immutable
Not changeable
impetuous
done without care
impetus
a force to move
industrious
hard working
inundate
flood over
itinerant
One who travels a lot
jocular
joking
laud
praise
loquacious
very talkative
lugubrious
sad/ lazy/ mournful
malevolent
wicked/ evil
manifesto
doctrine of beliefs
mellifluous
overflowing
mendacity
lying
mirth
joy
misanthrope
he who hates people
mollify
to soothe
munificent
generous
myriad
uncountable
nonchalance
not displaying anxiety
nostalgic
longing for the past
obdurate
stubborn
obstinate
stubborn, very opinionated
onerous
burdensome
ostentatious
loud/ gaudy
palliative
healing
paucity
scarcity
placid
calm
parity
equality
partisan
bias
pedestrian
boring/ common
perspicacious
having ready insight
plebeian
commoner
potentate
he who has power
pragmatic
practical
precocious
unusually mature or developed child
prolific
great output
pathos
feelings
precipitous
on the edge
quagmire
swamp
quixotic
idealistic
reticent
reserved, quiet
reverential
respected
rhetoric
good use of language
soporific
sleeping inducing
squalor
poverty
staid
serious/ formal
succinct
to the point
superfluous
excessive
surreptitious
stealthy/ secret
sycophant
a suck up
tacit
unsaid
tenacity
strong willed
terse
short/ rude
transitory
quickly passing
trepidation
fear
scrupulous
morally upright
veracity
truthfulness
vicarious
thru another person, taking the place of another
vindicate
free from blame
vindictive
holding a grudge
vituperative
bitter and abusive
vociferous
harsh words, loud crying out
voracious
great appetite
watershed
turning point
whimsical
suddenly changing
zenith
highest point
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