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stratisfy to layer or separate into layers
variegated having streaks, marks, or patches of a different color or colors
invocation a call for assistance, support, or inspiration
repugnant arousing disgust or aversion, offensive or repulsive
rancorous marked by bitter, deep seated ill-will
pernicious deadly
nefarious flagrantly wicked, vicious
sanguine cheerfully confidence, optimistic
byzantine extremely complicated or devious
alacrity promptness in response, cheerful readiness
intransigence refusal to moderate a position or compromise
demure modest and reserved
innocuous harmless
copious plentiful, heaving a large quantity
distend to swell out or expand from internal pressure, as when overly full
redouble to make twice as great, to double
scintillating brilliant
expedient appropriate to a purpose
bolster to hearten
burgeon to grow and flourish
hackneyed worn out through overuse, trite
Insipid uninteresting, unchallenging
prosaic unimaginative, dull
soporific inducing or tending to induce sleep
vapid lacking liveliness
prescience knowledge of actions or events before they occur.
portent indication of something important or calamitous about to occur
redolent fragrant, aromatic, suggestive
ephemeral lasting for only a brief time
dilatory habitually late
debilitate impair the strength of; weaken
debacle disastrous or ludicrous defeat or failure, fiasco.
cacophony discordant, unpleasant noise
dirge a funeral hymn or lament
eclectic made up of a variety of sources or styles
sonorous producing a full deep sound
strident loud, harsh, grating, or shrill
synergy combined action or operation
tangential merely touching or slightly connected, only superficially relevent
mercenary motivated solely by a desire for money or material gain
tenacity persistance
vigilant on the alert, watchful
dearth scarce supply, lack
modicum a small moderate or token amount
paucity smallness in number, scarcity
tenuous having little substance, shaky
flag to decline in vigor or strength, to tire
jaded worn out
ingenuous lacking in cunning or worldliness
subterfuge a deceptive device
equivocal ambiguous
impetus an impelling force or stimulus
whimsical unpredictable
mendacious lying untruthful
specious having the ring of truth or plausibility but actually false
ambivalent uncertain
belie to misrepresent or disguise
dubious doubtful; of unlikely authenticity
duplicitous deliberately deceptive
epitome a representative or example of a type
felicitous admirably suited apt
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