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  1. anomaly
    odd or peculiar
  2. assuage
    to soothe or clam
  3. enigma
    a mystery/mysterious
  4. equivocal
    • doubtful in nature
    • undetermined
  5. erudite
    scholarly
  6. fervid
    enthusiastic
  7. lucid
    • easily understood
    • a moment of clarity
  8. opaque
    • difficult to understand
    • stupid
  9. placate
    to appease/pacify
  10. precipitate
    • to hasten the occurance of
    • to cast/fling down (violently)
  11. prodigal
    • wasteful
    • extravagant
  12. zeal
    eager/enthusiastic diligence
  13. abstain
    to voluntarily hold oneself back
  14. adulterate
    to make unpure
  15. apathy
    suppression of passion
  16. audacious
    extremely bold
  17. capricious
    erratic
  18. corroborate
    to confirm
  19. desiccate
    to dry/preserve
  20. engender
    to cause/product
  21. ephemeral
    short-lived
  22. gullible
    easily deceived
  23. homogenous
    composed of all the same kind
  24. laconic
    using few words
  25. laudable
    deserving praise
  26. loquacious
    talkative
  27. mitigate
    to lessen in severity
  28. pedant
    a person who makes an excessive display of learning
  29. pragmatic
    relating practical considerations
  30. propriety
    exclusive ownership of
  31. vacillate
    to be indecisive
  32. volatile
    threatening to break out in open violence; explosive
  33. reminiscences
    • act of recalling past events
    • mental impression that has been revived
  34. disparages
    • to belittle
    • to discredit
  35. incongruous
    • out of keeping
    • not harmonious in character
  36. myriad
    an innumerable number
  37. quixotic
    • unpredictable
    • chivalrous or romantic
  38. derision
    ridicule
  39. provocation
    to provoke
  40. calumny
    defamation
  41. salient
    prominent/conspicuous
  42. salubrious
    favorable to or promoting health

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