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  1. Chasm
    • Noun
    • A deep fissure in the earth, rock, or another surface.

    A profound difference between people, viewpoints, feelings, etc
  2. Importune
    • Verb
    • Ask (someone) pressingly and persistently for or to do something: "I should importune him with my questions".
  3. Innopportune
    • Adjective
    • Occurring at an inconvenient or inappropriate time
  4. Fractious
    • Adjective
    • Easily irritated; bad-tempered
  5. Nettlesome
    • Adjective
    • Causing annoyance or difficulty
  6. Querulous
    • Adjective
    • Complaining in a petulant or whining manner
  7. Quid pro quo
    • Noun
    • A favor or advantage granted or expected in return for something
  8. Surfeit
    • Noun
    • An excessive amount of something
  9. Jaded
    • Adjective
    • Tired, bored, or lacking enthusiasm, typically after having had too much of something
  10. Capricious
    • Adjective
    • Tired, bored, or lacking enthusiasm, typically after having had too much of something
  11. Trepidation
    • Noun
    • A feeling of fear or agitation about something that may happen
  12. Splenetic
    • Adjective
    • Bad-tempered; spiteful
  13. Ubiquitous
    • Adjective
    • Present, appearing, or found everywhere
  14. Prevarication
    • Noun
    • lie: a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
  15. Recalcitrant
    • Adjective
    • Having an obstinately uncooperative attitude toward authority or discipline
  16. Truncate
    • Verb
    • To cut off or cut short
  17. Spartan
    • Adjective
    • Showing indifference to comfort or luxury
  18. Punctilious
    • Adjective
    • Showing great attention to detail or correct behavior
  19. Slough
    • Noun
    • A situation characterized by lack of progress or activity
  20. Pandemonium
    • Noun
    • Chaos and craziness
  21. Calumny
    • Noun
    • The making of false and defamatory statements in order to damage someone's reputation; slander
  22. Non sequitur
    • Noun
    • A conclusion or statement that does not logically follow from the previous argument or statement
  23. Ersatz
    • Adjective
    • Not real or genuine
  24. Chary
    • Adjective
    • Cautious; wary
  25. Egregious
    • Adjective
    • Outstandingly bad; shocking
  26. Desecrate
    • Verb
    • Treat (a sacred place or thing) with violent disrespect; violate

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