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  1. Abscond ( verb )
    to depart clandestinely ; to steal off and hide
  2. Aberrant ( adj.)
    deviating from the norm ( noun form : Aberration )
  3. Alacrity (noun )
    eager and enthusiastic willingness
  4. Anomaly (noun )
    deviation from the normal order, form or rule ; abnormality ( adj form anomalous )
  5. Approbation ( noun )
    an expression of approval or praise
  6. Arduous (adj)
    strenuous, taxing ; requiring significant effort
  7. Assuage (verb )
    to ease or lessen ; to appease or pacify
  8. Audacious (adj )
    daring and fearless ; recklessly bold ( noun form : audacity )
  9. Austere (adj)
    without adornment ; bare; severely simple ; ascetic (noun form : austerity )
  10. Axiomatic (adj)
    taken as a given ; possessing self-evident truth ( noun form Axiom )
  11. Canonical ( adj )
    following or in agreement with accepted. traditional standards ( noun form Canon )
  12. Capricious ( adj )
    inclined to change one's mind impulsively ; erratic , unpredictable
  13. Censure ( verb )
    to criticize severely ; to officially rebuke
  14. Chicanery ( noun )
    trickery or subterfuge
  15. Connoisseur (noun )
    an informed and astute judge in matters of taste ; expert
  16. Convoluted ( adj )
    complex or complicated
  17. Disabuse ( verb )
    to undeceive; to set right
  18. Discordant ( adj. )
    conflicting ; dissonant or harsh in sound
  19. Disparate ( adj )
    fundamentally distinct or dissimilar
  20. Effrontery ( noun )
    extreme boldness ; presumptiousness
  21. Eloquent ( adj )
    well spoken, expressive, articulate ( noun form : eloquence )
  22. Enervate ( verb )
    to weaken ;  to reduce in vitality
  23. Ennui (noun )
    dissatisfaction and restlessness resulting from boredom or apathy
  24. Equivocate ( verb )
    to use ambiguous language with a deceptive intent ( adj form : equivocal )
  25. Erudite ( adj )
    very learned ; scholarly ( noun form : erudition )
  26. Exculpate ( verb )
    exonerate ; to clear of blame
  27. Exigent ( adj )
    urgent, pressing ; requiring immediate action or attention
  28. Extemporaneous ( adj )
    improvised ; done without preparation
  29. Filibuster ( noun )
    intentional obstruction , esp. using prolonged speechmaking to delay legislative action
  30. Fulminate ( verb )
    to loudly attack or denounce
  31. Ingenuous ( adj )
    artless ; frank and candid ; lacking in sophistication
  32. Inured ( adj )
    accustomed to accepting something undesirable
  33. Irascible ( adj )
    easily angered ; prone to temperamental outbursts
  34. Laud ( verb )
    to praise highly ( adj. form ; laudatory )
  35. Lucid ( adj )
    clear ; easily understood
  36. Magnanimity ( noun )
    the quality of being generously noble in mind and heart, esp. in forgiving ( adj . form : magnanimous )
  37. Martial (adj)
    associated with war and the armed forces
  38. Mundane ( adj )
    of the world ; typical of or concerned with the ordinary
  39. Nascent ( adj )
    coming into being ; early developmental stages
  40. Nebulous (adj )
    vague ; cloudy ; lacking clearly defined form
  41. Neologism ( noun )
    a new word, expression or usage ; the creation or use of new words or senses
  42. Noxious (adj )
    harmful , injurious
  43. Obtuse (adj )
    lacking sharpness of intellect ; not clear or precise in thought or expression
  44. Obviate ( verb )
    to anticipate and make unnecessary
  45. Onerous ( adj )
    troubling ; burdensome
  46. Paean ( noun )
    a song or hymn of praise and thanksgiving
  47. Parody ( noun )
    a humorous imitation intended for ridicule or comic effect , esp. in literature and art
  48. Perennial ( adj )
    recurrent through the year or many years ; happening repeatedly
  49. Perfidy ( noun )
    intentional breach of faith ; treachery ( adj . form perfidious )

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