4/6/13

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cruisem
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4/6/13
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2013-04-05 10:40:06
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  1. Banal
    predictable, cliched, boring

    syn- bromidic, fatuous, hackneyed, innocuous, insipid, jejune, musty, platitudinous, prosaic, quotidian, shopworn, threadbare, trite, vapid
  2. Bombastic
    pompous in speech and writing

    syn-  magniloquent, fustian, rhetorical, orotund, high-flown
  3. Cacophony
    harsh, jarring noise

    syn- din, discord
  4. Capricious
    changing one's mind quickly and often

    syn- mercurial, whimsical, willful
  5. Castigate
    to punish or criticize harshly

    syn- admonish, rebuke, reproach, tax, upbraid

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