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lurid
causing, shock, horror, or revulsion; sensational
intercede
to plead on behalf of someone else
coalition
A combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
prerogative
a special right or privilege, a special quality showing excellence
jaded
wearied, worn-out, dulled
elicit
to draw forth, bring out from some source( such as another person)
provincial
A person from an outlying area; a soldier from a province or colony
hackneyed
used so often as to lack freshless or originality
petulant
peevish, annoyed by trifles, easily irritated and upset
decadence
A condition or period of deline or decay
transcend
to rise abouve or beyond, exceed
hiatus
A gap, opening in the sense of having an element missing
expostulate
to attempt to dissuade someone from some course or decision by earnest reasoning
umbrage
foliage giving shade; an overshadowing influences or power
innuendo
A hint, indirect suggestion, or reference
unctuous
excessively smooth or smug
assuage
to make easier or milder, relieve
approbation
the expression of approval or favorable opinion
simulate
to make a pretense of imitate; to show the outer signs
meritorious
worthy, deserving recognition and praise