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Jingoism
Extreme patriotism
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Ossified
To cease development
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Venerable
Accorded a great deal of respect
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Judicious
Good judgement
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Pugnacious
Quick to argue
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Supercilious
Arrogant
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Belligerent
Hostile or aggressive
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Indigence
Extreme poverty
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Perfidy
Untrustworthiness
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Aspersion
Slander
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Tenacity
Determined
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Flotsam
Wreckage of ship
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Reconnaissance
Survey or observation
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Raiment
Clothing
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Churlish
Rude
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Laconic
Using few words
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Cantankerous
Bad tempered
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Mercurial
Volatile
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Phlegmatic
Unemotional
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Retrenchment
Additional fortification
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Preeminence
Superiority
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Effusive
Expressing gratitude
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Tenuous
Weak
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Ineffable
Indescribable
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Bucolic
Pleasant
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Lugubrious
Gloomy
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Sundry
Various kinds
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Remonstrance
Protest
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Lassitude
Lacking energy - sloth like
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Chicanery
Trickery to achieve political, financial or legal gain
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Deferential
Respectful
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Sanctimonious
Moral high-ground
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Clairvoyant
Psychic
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Bereft
Lacking in
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Miscreant
Law breaker
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Tacit
Implies quietly
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Fervent
Passionate intensity
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Impetuous
Done without care
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Bifurcation
Dividing into two parts
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Dichotomy
Contrast between two things
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Filial
Devoted from child, brotherly love
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Avuncular
Kind to young or less experienced ones
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Funerary
Relating to a funeral
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Mellifluous
Musical
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Fastidious
Attentive to detail
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Sedulous
Dedication
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Petulant
Childish, bad tempered
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Mercenary
Soldier or money minded
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Treacly
Overly sweet
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Prosaic
Unromantic
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Consecrated
Declare sacred
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Consummate
Make complete by sexual intercourse
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Deleterious
Causing harm or damage
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Fidelity
Loyalty
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Byzantine
Excessively complicated
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Adroit
Clever
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Nefarious
Wicked
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Onerous
Burdensome
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Slipshod
Careless
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Intemperance
Indulgent
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Acumen
Good judgements
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Irreverence
Lack of respect
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Abstruse
Difficult to understand
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Didactic
Educational
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Magnanimity
Generosity
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Solicitousness
Excessive concern
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Consecration
Commitment to a purpose or cause
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Effacement
Wipe out
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Seditious
Inciting rebellion
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Insurrectionists
Armed rebellion
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Subversive
Troublemaker
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Corollary
Point or proposition that follows one already proved
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Perquisite
Perk
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Tribulation
Cause of trouble
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Irreproachable
Faultless
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Reprehensible
Deserving censure
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Repertory
Repertoire
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Paucity
Lacking
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Libel
False statement damaging a reputation
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Gratuitous
Unwarranted
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Debacle
Sudden failure or problem
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Faction
Clique, or smaller group within a category
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Apathetic
Lazy, no enthusiasm
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Penurious
Poverty struck
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Miff
Annoy
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Amiable
friendly
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Fickle
Volatile
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Reprieve
Cancel or postpone punishment
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Obstinacy
Stubbornness
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Hubris
Pride
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Circumscribe
Resrtict
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Irreverent
Lack of respect for serious issues
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Extant
Still existing
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Belie
Fail to give true notion
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Irresolute
Uncertain
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Officious
Assertive of authority. overbearing
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Rancorous
Bitter
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Myopic
Short sighted
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Punctilious
Great attention to detail
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Despoil
Steal
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Imprudent
Not showing care for consequences
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Denuded
Make bare
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Occlusion
Blockage (e.g. to a blood vessel)
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Obsequious
Obedient
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Extirpation
Removal of body part
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Invocation
Cite
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Arbitration
Judgement
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Mandate
Instruction
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Dearth
A scarcity or lack of something
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Affluence
Wealth
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Affability
Friendliness
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Truculence
Defiant aggressiveness
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Abstruse
Difficult to understand
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Grating
Sounding harsh and unpleasant
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Supplant
Supersede and replace
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Winnow
To remove (people or things) from a group until only the best ones are left
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Finagle
Obtain by dishonest or devious means
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