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TermDefinition
Hamper A large basket with a lid used for laundry.
Jargon Special words or expressions that are used by a particular profession or group and are difficult for others to understand.
Banal So lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring.
Fallacious A mistaken belief
Garbled reproduce (a message, sound, or transmission) in a confused and distorted way.
Kindle Light or set on fire
Laconic (of a person, speech, or style of training) using very few words
Taciturn (of a person) reserved or uncommunicative in speech; saying little
Rampant (especially of something unwelcome or unpleasant) flourishing or spreading unchecked.
Vacillate alternate or waver between different opinions or actions; be indecisive.
Belie (of an appearance) fail to give or true notion or impression of (something); disguise or contradict.
Hackneyed (of a phrase or idea) lacking significance through having been overused; unoriginal and trite.
Magnate a wealthy and influential person, especially in business.
Languish (of a person or other living thing) lose or lack vitality; grow weak or feeble.
Ecletic deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources.
Levity humor or frivolity, especially the treatment of serious matter with humor or in a manner lacking due respect.
Cantankerous bad-tempered, argumentative and uncooperative.
Jocular fond of a characterized by joking; humorous or playful.
Affable friendly, good-natured, or easy to talk to.
Congenial (of a person) pleasant because of personality, qualities, or interests that are similar to one’s own.
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