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QuestionAnswer
ambivalent mixed feelings
anomaly a deviation from the norm
atypical a deviation from the norm
sarcastic derisive mocking comments
sardonic derisive mocking comments
snide derisive mocking comments
dearth a scarcity or shortage
paucity a scarcity or shortage
prattle to babble incessantly
wry dry humor
droll dry humor
unconventional not ordinary
unorthodox not ordinary
painstaking highly detailed
meticulous highly detailed
audacious very bold, daring
apathetic lack of interest or concern
diffident lacking self-confidence
pragmatic practical, sensible
evocation an imaginative recreation
presumptuous overbearing, impertinently bold
recalcitrant very stubborn, defiant
obdurate very stubborn, defiant
boon a timely benefit
bane a source of harm
clandestine secretive, covert
surreptitious secretive, covert
affable agreeable, friendly
amiable agreeable, friendly
genial agreeable, friendly
gregarious agreeable, friendly
austere bare, not ornate
austerity forced economy
altruistic unselfish concern for others
ambiguous unclear, not definitive
upbraid to scold,rebuke
reproach to scold,rebuke
castigate to scold, rebuke
nostalgia a sentimental longing for the past
conjecture an inference
supposition an inference
obsolete no longer in use
archaic no longer in use
antiquated no longer in use
auspicious very favorable
propitious very favorable
morose very depressed
despondent very depressed
impasse failure to reach an agreement
anachronism not in the proper time period
belie to give false impression
mitigate to ease, relieve, lesson
mollify to ease, relieve, lesson
assuage to ease, relieve, lesson
alleviate to ease, relieve, lesson
covet to strongly desire; to crave
antithesis direct opposite
antithetical
ambivalent mixed feelings
anomoly a deviation from the norm
atypical a deviation from the norm
sarcastic derisive mocking comments
sardonic derisive mocking comments
snide derisive mocking comments
dearth a scarcity or shortage
paucity a scarcity or shortage
prattle to babble incessantly
wry dry humor
droll dry humor
unconventional not ordinary
unorthodox not ordinary
painstaking highly detailed
meticulous highly detailed
audacious very bold, daring
apathetic lack of interest or concern
diffident lacking self-confidence
pragmatic practical, sensible
evocation an imaginative recreation
presumptuous overbearing, impertinently bold
recalcitrant very stubborn, defiant
obdurate very stubborn, defiant
boon a timely benefit
bane a source of harm
clandestine secretive, covert
surreptitious secretive, covert
affable agreeable, friendly
amiable agreeable, friendly
genial agreeable, friendly
gregarious agreeable, friendly
austere bare, not ornate
austerity forced economy
altruistic unselfish concern for others
ambiguous unclear, not definitive
upbraid to scold,rebuke
reproach to scold,rebuke
castigate to scold, rebuke
nostalgia a sentimental longing for the past
conjecture an inference
supposition an inference
obsolete no longer in use
archaic no longer in use
antiquated no longer in use
auspicious very favorable
propitious very favorable
morose very depressed
despondent very depressed
impasse failure to reach an agreement
anachronism not in the proper time period
belie to give false impression
mitigate to ease, relieve, lesson
mollify to ease, relieve, lesson
assuage to ease, relieve, lesson
alleviate to ease, relieve, lesson
covet to strongly desire; to crave
antithesis direct opposite
antithetical direct opposite
antipodal direct opposite
prototype an original model
aloof detached, reserved
trite commonplace
hackneyed commonplace
pedestrian commonplace
platitudinous commonplace
banal commonplace
insipid commonplace
antecedent a preceding event
forerunner a preceding event
precursor a preceding event
plausible believable
implausible not believable
prudent careful,cautious
aesthetic an appreciation of what is beautiful or attractive
paradox a seeming contradiction that expresses a truth
enigmatic mysterious, baffling
inscrutable mysterious, baffling
acquiesce to comply
naive unsophisticated
gullible unsophisticated
credulous unsophisticated
autonomous independent
futile doomed to failure
indigenous native to an area
endemic native to an area
ubiquitous everywhere, widespread, prevalent
pandemic widespread epidemic
fortitude strength of mind
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