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  1. Marshal
    to gather together
  2. Parity
    equality
  3. Profound
    having deep meaning
  4. Servile
    overly submissive; groveling
  5. Usurp
    take someone's position (usually by force)
  6. Apathetic
    indifferent; uninterested; lethargic
  7. Chronicler
    person who records historical information
  8. Dirge
    mournful song
  9. Felicitous
    apt
  10. Ineffable
    cannot be expressed in words
  11. Parochial
    narrow-minded; concerned only with local matters
  12. Profundity
    depth
  13. Apathy
    lack of interest or emotion
  14. Circuitous
    indirect
  15. Disapprobation
    disapproval
  16. Fervor
    passion; enthusiasm
  17. Inept
    incompetent; unskilled; useless
  18. Martinet
    person who believes in strict discipline
  19. Proletarian
    member of the working class
  20. Apocryphal
    of doubtful origin
  21. Circumlocution
    using too many words; long-windedness
  22. Inertia
    inactivity; lethargy
  23. Masochist
    person who intentionally inflicts pain on himself
  24. Parry
    ward off; avoid
  25. Prolific
    producing a lot
  26. Sluggard
    slow-moving; lethargic person
  27. Vacillate
    waver; hesitate
  28. Appease
    pacify; soothe; calm down; make peace with
  29. Circumscribe
    limit
  30. Finesse
    skill
  31. Matriarchy
    society governed by women
  32. Parsimonious
    economical; frugal; thrifty
  33. Vacuous
    empty; silly; meaningless
  34. Apprehensive
    worried; fearful
  35. Circumspect
    cautious; considering all sides
  36. Fitful
    not continuous; stopping and starting
  37. Inexorable
    relentless
  38. Maverick
    a loner
  39. Parsimony
    stinginess; frugality; cost-cutting
  40. Prosaic
    dull; boring; ordinary
  41. Vagrant
    person wandering without a home
  42. Arable
    can be cultivated
  43. Circumvent
    avoid
  44. Discrepancy
    something which does not match up; inconsistency
  45. Flagrant
    clearly wrong
  46. Inexpedient
    not advisable
  47. Partisan
    biased; one-sided; committed to one group
  48. Proscribe
    forbid
  49. Solace
    comfort for grief
  50. Vapid
    dull; uninspiring

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