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Expanding your word power vocab 9

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sarcasm
witty language used to convey insults or scorn
syn of censure
saccharine
overly sweet
ant caustic
sporadic
recurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances
ant of chronic
abash
cause to be embarrassed
syn of chagrin
manifest
clearly apparent or obvious to the mind or senses
ant of clandestine
inveterate
firmly established, long-standing; habitual
syn of chronic
ephemeral
enduring a very short time
ant of chronic
oblique
indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way
syn of circuitous
perphrastic
Expressed in a roundabout way; circumlocutory
syn of circuitous
diplomatic
able to take a broad view of negotiations between states
syn of circumspect
approbation
official recognition or approval
ant of censure
trenchant
clearly or sharply defined to the mind
ant of circuitous