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  1. innocuous

    • 1. not injurious to physical or mental health.

    • 2. lacking intent or capacity to injure (innocent).

  2. squander

    to spend wastefully

  3. dearth

    lack
  4. ingenuous

    lacking in cunning or guile; unwordly
  5. impetus
    impulse, stimulus
  6. incoherent

    lacking cohesion or connection
  7. idiosyncrasy

    characteristic peculiar to an individual or group
  8. litigious

    prone to engage in lawsuits
  9. prone
    having a tendency to
  10. parity
    equality
  11. precocious

    exhibiting early aptitude
  12. opulent

    displaying great wealth
  13. lavish
    extravagant
  14. lugubrious
    mournful, especially to an exaggerated degree
  15. vicarious

    as if one were taking part in another's experience

  16. ubiquitous
    omnipresent; present everywhere
  17. penchant
    strong inclination or liking
  18. multifarious
    diverse, various
  19. inundate

    to overwhelm, swamp
  20. archaic

    antiquated, old
  21. quell

    to suppress
  22. tawdry
    gaudy and cheap
  23. invocation

    to call upon a higher power for support or inspiration
  24. impetuous
    impulsive and passionate
  25. verdant
    green with vegetation
  26. variegated

    varicolored, multicolored
  27. contentious
    quarrelsome
  28. quarrel
    an angry dispute
  29. amalgam
    mixture
  30. ascertain
    to find out
  31. potentate

    monarch
  32. fallacy
    false notion
  33. defunct

    no longer existing or functioning

  34. cantankerous
    Ill-tempered
  35. rhetoric
    art of using language persuasively
  36. lucid

    clear; capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner

  37. squelch
    to squash
  38. exuberance
    full of enthusiasm
  39. flagrant
    • conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
    • flagrant violation of human rights
  40. gratuitious
    uncalled-for
  41. bombastic

    given to pompous speech or writing
  42. vanity
    feelings of excessive pride
  43. vindictive
    revengeful
  44. ebullience
    intense enthusiasm
  45. exorbitant
    • greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation

    • exorbitant rent

  46. mendacious
    untruthful
  47. specious

    having the ring of truth but actually false

  48. ambiguous

    having more than one possible meaning
  49. ambivalent
    • uncertain or unable to decide about what course to follow
    • ambivalent about having children
  50. dubious
    not convinced; doubtful
  51. magnanimous
    generous and understanding and tolerant
  52. obstinate
    stubborn

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