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  1. rural
    bucolic
  2. piquant
    pungent
  3. astuteness
    caution, wisdom, prudence
  4. indemnity
    redress, restitution
  5. capricious
    erratic, quixotic
  6. acrid
    pungent
  7. desiccated
    shriveled, wizened
  8. acme
    peak
  9. dither
    to waver
  10. mercurial
    tempermental
  11. providence
    wisdom, caution
  12. circumspection
    wisdom, caution
  13. glutinous
    viscous
  14. nettle
    vex, irritate
  15. prolix
    wordy
  16. exactitude
    veracity, truthfulness
  17. probity
    honesty
  18. ephemeral
    temporary
  19. evanescent
    temporary
  20. codex
    earliest form of book
  21. fulmination
    diatribe
  22. harangue
    long, passionate speach
  23. obloquy
    public disgrace
  24. tellurian
    earthly
  25. terrene
    earthly
  26. meretricious
    showy
  27. sublunary
    earthly
  28. besmirch
    tarnish
  29. resplendent
    lofty, grand
  30. artifice
    clever trick
  31. opprobrium
    contempt
  32. cloy
    to weary by excess
  33. glut
    to fill to excess
  34. surfeit
    excess (esp. food)
  35. Byzantine
    complicated, intricate
  36. exchequer
    treasury
  37. solicitous
    concerned
  38. tendentious
    having/showing bias
  39. prepossessed
    prejudiced
  40. bromidic
    bland
  41. insipid
    dull
  42. fatuous
    foolish
  43. hackneyed
    cliche
  44. jejune
    childish
  45. platitudinous
    commonplace
  46. prosaic
    commonplace
  47. quotidian
    ordinary
  48. shopworn
    ordinary
  49. doughty
    fearless
  50. mettlesome
    courageous
  51. game
    brave
  52. stout
    brave
  53. enervate
    weaken
  54. adjudge
    to decree judicially
  55. adjudicate
    to settle a dispute judicially
  56. fetish
    amulet
  57. equivocal
    unclear
  58. cede
    relinquish
  59. captone
    crowning achievement
  60. culmen
    peak
  61. buttress
    support
  62. epicure
    someone with refined taste in food
  63. gastronome
    gourmet
  64. connivance
    tacit encouragement of wrongdoing
  65. intrigue
    • arouse curiosity;
    • plot craftily
  66. machination
    cunning plan
  67. underpinning
    support
  68. beset
    to attack from all sides
  69. antediluvian
    ancient (pre-Biblical flood)
  70. fusty
    musty
  71. superannuated
    old
  72. wayward
    irregular
  73. indiscriminate
    arbitrary
  74. lassitude
    weariness
  75. phlegm
    calmness
  76. stolidity
    unemotionality
  77. insensibility
    indifference
  78. aberrant
    anomaly
  79. preternaturalness
    abnormality
  80. travail
    struggle
  81. cephalic
    of or relating to the skull
  82. legerdemain
    slight of hand
  83. exigent
    urgen
  84. circumscribed
    limited
  85. diffident
    unconfident
  86. indolent
    lazy
  87. apocryphal
    fake
  88. endemic
    native
  89. imprecation
    curse
  90. rejoinder
    reply
  91. scintilla
    trace, shred
  92. umbrage
    annoyance
  93. noisome
    offensive
  94. multifarious
    diverse
  95. maudlin
    overemotional
  96. garrulous
    talkative
  97. cupidity
    greed
  98. hegemony
    domination
  99. largess
    generosity
  100. penury
    poverty
  101. cosset
    to pamper
  102. husband
    to manage prudently
  103. taciturn
    silent
  104. obdurate
    stubborn
  105. quiescent
    passive
  106. sardonic
    sarcastic (mockingly)
  107. specious
    misleading
  108. pathogenic
    capable of producing disease
  109. diaphanous
    see-through
  110. trenchant
    vigorous
  111. salubrious
    good for health
  112. sanguine
    optimistic
  113. prevaricate
    to lie
  114. disabuse
    correct, debunk
  115. burnish
    polish
  116. slake
    quench
  117. prodigal
    wastefully extravagant
  118. furtive
    sly
  119. disparate
    different
  120. irascible
    easily angered
  121. foment
    foster or instigate
  122. quash
    suppress
  123. assuage
    lessen
  124. hoary
    old
  125. monastic
    monk-like
  126. voluble
    talkative
  127. reticent
    saying little; quiet
  128. turgid
    pompous; swollen
  129. florid
    ornate
  130. inchoate
    undeveloped; amorphous
  131. lachrymose
    crying; sad
  132. perspicacious
    having keen insight
  133. inimical
    hostile
  134. glib
    speaking readily, but insincerely
  135. ignoble
    lowly
  136. engender
    to cause
  137. lionize
    to adulate; to treat as celebrity
  138. palliate
    to relieve without curing
  139. torpor
    inactivity
  140. polemic
    argumentative person/statement
  141. invective
    verbal abuse
  142. euphony
    pleasing to the ear
  143. chicanery
    deception
  144. obsequious
    excessively deferential
  145. abet
    encourage wrongdoing
  146. dispassionate
    impartial
  147. panegyric
    praising speech
  148. recalcitrant
    disobedient
  149. pithy
    brief and forceful in expression

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