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Hit Parade Week 3

QuestionAnswer
bombastic given to pompous speech or writing
ebullience intense enthusiasm
exorbitant exceeding all bounds, as of custom or fairness
flagrant extremely or deliberately shocking
gratuitous given freely; unearned; unnecessary
lugubrious mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree
penchant a strong inclination or liking
vicarious felt or undergone as if one were taking part in the experience or feelings of another
vignette a short scene or story
amalgam a combination of diverse elements; a mixture
inundate to overwhelm as if with a flood; to swamp
multifarious diverse; various
multiplicity state of being various of manifold; a great number
cathartic relaxing after an emotional outburst
palliative relieving or soothing the symptoms of a disease or disorder without effecting a cure
felicitous admirably suited; apt
belie to misrepresent
debunk to expose untruths, shams, or exaggerated claims
duplicitous deliberately deceptive
mendacious lying; untruthful
specious having the ring of truth or plausibility but actually false
ambivalent simultaneously feeling opposing feelings; uncertain
capricious impulsive and unpredictable
equivocal open to two or more interpretations and often intended to mislead; ambiguous
erratic markedly inconsistent
impetuous suddenly and forcefully energetic or emotional; impulsive and passionate
impetus an impelling force or stimullus
whimsical unpredictable
flag (v) to decline in vigor or strenth; to tire; to droop
jaded worn out; wearied
Created by: stellarxo
 

 



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