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  1. keen insight
    acumen-noun
  2. hatred for, dislike of, aversion to
    antipathy-noun
  3. lack of feeling, absence of emotion
    apathy-noun
  4. frankness, outspokenness
    candor-noun
  5. trite, commonplace, uninspired
    banal-adjective
  6. deviation from usual, out of the ordinary
    anomaly-noun
  7. constant, persistent
    assiduous-adjective
  8. unyielding, absolutely firm
    adamant-adjective
  9. Independent from outside control, self-governing
    autonomous-adjective
  10. whim, unmotivated decision
    caprice-noun
  11. severely criticize
    castigate-verb
  12. trickery, subterfuge, deception
    chicanery-noun
  13. Incorrigibly evil
    depraved-adjective
  14. rambling, digressive
    discursive-adjective
  15. discord, unharmonious effects
    dissonance-noun
  16. sullen, sour, gloomy
    dour-adjective
  17. full of enthusiasm, bubbling with energy
    ebullient-adjective
  18. overpowered by delight
    ecstatic-adjective
  19. deprive of nervous energy, weaken
    innervate-verb
  20. cause produce
    engender-verb
  21. short lived, fleeting
    ephemeral-adjective
  22. hidden, secret
    esoteric-adjective
  23. to atone for, make amends for
    expiate-verb
  24. complete utter failure
    fiasco-noun
  25. flabby, weak
    flaccid-adjective
  26. brief, terse
    laconic-adjective
  27. unrevealed, unused
    latent-adjective
  28. sluggish, drowsily lazy
    • lethargic-adjective
    • lethargy-noun
  29. ridiculously sorrowful, mournful
    lugubrious-adjective
  30. dying, ending
    moribund-adjective
  31. nearsighted
    • myopic-adjective
    • myopia-noun
  32. boisterous, unruly
    obstreperous-adjective
  33. excessively frugal,penny pinching
    parsimonious-adjective
  34. traitorous, treacherous
    perfidious-adjective
  35. mechanical, indifferent
    perfunctory-adjective
  36. clearness, lucidity
    perspicuity-noun
  37. controversy, argumentative debate
    polemic-noun
  38. postpone, put it off, delay
    procrastinate-verb
  39. model, pattern
    prototype-noun
  40. going backward
    regressive-adjective
  41. wisdom
    sagacity-noun
  42. full of old sayings, maxims, or proverbs
    sententious-adjective
  43. unexpressed but understood
    tacit-adjective
  44. thin, unsubstantial, flimsy
    tenuous-adjective
  45. swollen, bombastic
    turgent-adjective
  46. everywhere at the same time
    ubiquitous-adjective
  47. oily, overly suave
    unctuous-adjective
  48. empty, dull
    vapid-adjective
  49. sensual, pleasure loving and giving
    voluptuous-adjective
  50. twisted, indirect
    wry-adjective
  51. cast down, spiritless
    abject-adjective
  52. sensitive to beauty
    aesthetic-adjective
  53. cheerful briskness
    alacrity-noun
  54. lucky, pleasing, favorable
    auspicious-adjective
  55. obvious, obtrusive
    blatant-adjective
  56. surrender on terms agreed upon, yield
    capitulate-verb
  57. persuasive, brilliantly compelling
    cogent-adjective
  58. opinion, supposition
    conjecture-noun
  59. hurried, rapid, superficial
    cursory-adjective
  60. proper, becoming, suitable
    decorous-adjective
  61. shy, timid
    diffident-adjective
  62. think unworthy, despise
    disdain-verb
  63. obedient, manageable, unresisting
    docile-adjective
  64. composure, calm temper, eveness of mind
    equanimity-noun
  65. front, false exterior
    facade-noun
  66. inappropriately witty
    facetious-adjective
  67. particular, meticulous, hard to please
    fastidious-adjective
  68. silly, complacently foolish
    factuous-adjective
  69. display, show off, boast of
    flaunt-verb
  70. sly, stealthy, shifty
    fertive-adjective
  71. thoughtlessly talkative, suspiciously fluent.
    glib-adjective
  72. a good mixer, enjoy meeting people
    gregarious-adjective
  73. noisy, pompous speech
    harangue-noun
  74. oddness, eccentricity
    idiosyncrasy-noun
  75. unlawful, fertive
    illicit-adjective
  76. insistently begged, persistently urged
    importune-verb
  77. skeptical, disbelieving
    incredulous-adjective
  78. inflexible, unyielding
    inexorable-adjective
  79. abuse, angry reproach
    invective-noun
  80. talkative, garrulous
    loquacious-adjective
  81. laughable, ridiculous
    ludicrous-adjective
  82. strict disciplinarian
    martinette-noun
  83. weakly setimental
    maudlin-adjective
  84. vague, hazy
    nebulous-adjective
  85. overly attentive, fawning
    obsequious-adjective
  86. banned from social and political favor
    ostracize-verb
  87. cure all
    • panacea-noun
    • panaceum-adjective
  88. catered to his weakness
    pander-verb
  89. appease, pacify
    placate-verb
  90. huge, monstrous, mighty
    prodigious-adjective
  91. inventive, fertile, productive
    prolific-adjective
  92. leaning, bent, natural inclination
    propensity-noun
  93. wisely cautious
    prudent-adjective
  94. overly wordy, needlessly repetitive
    redundent-adjective
  95. unauthorized, sly, clandestine
    surreptitious-adjective
  96. reserved, habitually silent
    taciturn-adjective
  97. fierce, savage, cruel
    truculent-adjective
  98. hesitate, waver, change
    vacillate-verb
  99. slander, malign
    vilify-verb
  100. verbal abuse
    vituperation-noun
  101. hate, loathe, detest
    abhor-verb
  102. deduction, idea separate from specific objects
    abstraction-noun
  103. top, highest point of perfection
    acme-noun
  104. riches, abundance, opulence
    affluence-noun
  105. general pardon for offenses against the government, grant of immunity
    amnesty-noun
  106. lessen, pacify, mitigate
    assuage-verb
  107. sour, bad-tempered
    bilious-adjective
  108. bored, uninterested, satiated
    blase-adjective
  109. quibbling, sophistical, carping
    captious-adjective
  110. cautious, careful, unobjectionable
    circumspect-adjective
  111. smuggled goods, prohibited goods
    contraband-noun
  112. face, expression, features
    countenance-noun
  113. bad, harmful, injurious
    deleterious-adjective
  114. bully, dictator, tyrant
    despot-noun
  115. disagreeing, dissenting
    dissident-adjective
  116. nerve, boldness, presumption
    afrontary-noun
  117. well-read, scholarly
    erudite-adjective
  118. expand, enlarge
    expatiate-verb
  119. fitting, apt, appropriate
    felicitous-adjective
  120. talkative, chatty, loquacious
    garrulous-adjective
  121. make motions, make gestures.
    gesticulate-verb
  122. shades, tints
    hue-noun
  123. standstill, deadlock, insoluble
    difficulty
    impasse-noun
  124. certain, unavoidable, inevitable
    ineluctable-adjective
  125. stubborn, uncompromising, irreconcilible
    intransigent-adjective
  126. knowing, field of knowledge, congnizance
    ken-noun
  127. clear, enlightening, comprehensible
    lucid-adjective
  128. shirking work, evading duty, feigning incapacity
    malinger-verb
  129. memory improvements
    mneumonic-adjective
  130. crowds of, numerous, innumerable
    myriad-adjective
  131. self-centered, self-adulatory, egoistic
    narcissistic-adjective
  132. hateful, disgusting, offensive
    odious-adjective
  133. beat quickly, pounded
    palpitate-verb
  134. restatement, statement in other words
    paraphase-noun
  135. narrow-minded person, trivial person
    pedant-noun
  136. conclusion, summary, recapitulation
    peroration-noun
  137. idealistic, spiritual, unsensual
    platonic-adjective
  138. practical, business-like, factual
    pragmatic-adjective
  139. loose, sexually uncontrolled
    promiscuous-adjective
  140. resisting authority, uncooperative, refractory
    recalcitrant-adjective
  141. nervous, uneasy, restless
    restive-adjective
  142. sarcastic, biting, ironic, sneering
    sardonic-adjective
  143. physical, sensory
    sensuous-adjective
  144. not easily excited, unemotional, impassive
    stolid-adjective
  145. lover of luxury, voluptuary
    sybarite-noun
  146. antagonistic speech, outburst, denunciation
    tirade-noun
  147. whim, quirk, capriciousness
    vagary-noun
  148. corrupt, purchasable, mercenary
    venal-adjective
  149. second-hand, substitute, empathetic
    vicarious-adjective
  150. weakened, spoiled, marred
    vitiated-adjective
  151. renouncing, giving up ones right
    abnegation-noun
  152. difficult, deep
    abstruse-adjective
  153. bitingr, sharp, caustic
    acrid-adjective
  154. insulted, offended openly
    affront-verb
  155. join, combine, consolidate
    amalgamate-verb
  156. impressive, awe inspiring, dignified
    aghaust-adjective
  157. noise, discord, disharmony
    cacophony-noun
  158. embarrassment, mortification, discomforture
    shagrin-noun
  159. secret, fertive, surreptitious
    cladestine-adjective
  160. scorn, contempt, insolence
    contemplemy-noun
  161. oppose, plead earnestly against, disapprabate
    deprecate-verb
  162. occasion, random, haphazard
    desultory-adjective
  163. gathered from many sources
    ecclectic-adjective
  164. bad, obvious, flagrant
    egregious-adjective
  165. loving, fond
    enamored-adjective
  166. stay away from, shun, abstain from
    eschew-verb
  167. easily influenced, complacent
    facile-adjective
  168. changing, unstable, inconstant
    fickle-adjective
  169. common, widespread, general
    generic-adjective
  170. sign, foreteller, prestager
    harbinger-noun
  171. worried about ones health, taken with imaginary illnesses
    hypochrondriac-adjective
  172. charge, attribute, ascribe
    impute-verb
  173. clumsiness, unfitness, inefficiency
    ineptitude-noun
  174. brave, fearless, dauntless
    intrepid-adjective
  175. set together, put in proximity
    juxtapose-verb
  176. confusing pattern, entanglement, maze
    labrynth-noun
  177. sly, wily, astute
    machiavellian-adjective
  178. sweetly flowing, smooth, honeyed
    manifluous-adjective
  179. wanderer, itinerant
    nomad-noun
  180. showing off, pretentious
    ostentatious-adjective
  181. inconsistency, apparent contradiction
    paradox-noun
  182. pitifulness, sympathy evoking nature
    pathos-noun
  183. meditative, adsorbed
    pensive-adjective
  184. uncultured, unrefined, ignorant
    philistine-noun
  185. sharp, painful, keen
    poignant-adjective
  186. chatter, babble
    prate-verb
  187. nearness, closeness, proximity
    propinquity-noun
  188. repayment, remedy, reparation
    redress-noun
  189. reluctant to speak, reserved
    reticent-adjective
  190. fed up, wearied, surfeited
    satiated-adjective
  191. staccato adj.-sharp notes, disconnected
    staccato-adjective
  192. concise, compressed, laconic
    succinct-adjective
  193. flatterers, hangers on, toties
    sychofant-noun
  194. firm, fast-holding, pertenacious
    tenacious-adjective
  195. beginner, youngster, novice
    tyro-noun
  196. proud, pompous, inordinately elated
    vainglorious-adjective
  197. wordiness, redundency, superfluity of words
    verbosity-noun
  198. master of technique, accomplished performer, brilliant artist
    virtuoso-noun
  199. liveliness, animation, spriteliness
    vivacity-noun
  200. loose, immoral, lascivious
    wanton-adjective
  201. hate, loathes, abhors
    abominate-verb
  202. praise, honor, award
    accolade-noun
  203. bitter, harsh, caustic
    acrimonious-adjective
  204. delicious, delightful, divine
    ambrosial-adjective
  205. assurance, poise, nonchalance
    aplomb-noun
  206. quarrelsome, war-like, pugnacious
    bellicose-adjective
  207. outlandish, odd, eccentric
    bizarre-adjective
  208. coax, tease, wheedle
    cajole-verb
  209. fraud, fake, imposter
    charlotteton-noun
  210. dismay, terror, astonishment
    consternation-noun
  211. turns, windings, circumventions
    convolution-noun
  212. frighten, dismay, intimidate
    daunt-verb
  213. assume, infer, conclude by logical inference
    deduce-verb
  214. preachy, sermonizing, pedantic
    didactic-adjective
  215. tired, weak, unproductive
    effete-adjective
  216. thinned, wasted, unfleshed
    emaciated-adjective
  217. medicine which causes vomiting
    emetic-noun
  218. racial, pertaining to a group, cultural
    ethnic-adjective
  219. wrong, faulty, erroneous
    fallacious-adjective
  220. loyalty, faithfulness, devotion
    fidelity-noun
  221. closely related, pertinent, relevant
    germane-noun
  222. terrible, abominable, odious
    heinous-adjective
  223. attacker of traditional ideas
    iconoclast-noun
  224. silly, devoid of sense
    inane-adjective
  225. court order, command, enjoining
    injunction-noun
  226. necessary, essential, inherent
    intrinsic-adjective
  227. lustful, lude, wanton
    lascivious-adjective
  228. false, untruthful, prevaricating
    mendacious-adjective
  229. cheated out of, tricked out of, robbed of
    mulct-verb
  230. worthless, trifling, ineffectual
    nugatory-adjective
  231. rebuking, upraiding, chiding
    abjugatory-adjective
  232. harden, settle, rigidify
    occify-verb
  233. model, perfect example, type
    paragon-noun
  234. similarity, equality, equivalence
    parity-noun
  235. commanding, dictatorial, imperious
    parentry-adjective
  236. sluggish, inperturbable
    phlegmatic-adjective
  237. foretelling, prestaging, prodigious with news
    portentous-adjective
  238. ahead of ones age level, forward, prematurely
    brilliant
    precocious-adjective
  239. quarrelsome, belligerent, combative
    pugnacious-adjective
  240. list of performance pieces, inventory
    repetoire-noun
  241. stay in the country, become rural
    rusticate-verb
  242. twinkled, sparkled, shone tremonously
    scintillate-verb
  243. correct, sober, decorous
    staid-adjective
  244. snobbish, vain, pompous
    supersilious-adjective
  245. combination, reconciliation
    synthesis-noun
  246. move up and down, rippled
    undulate-verb
  247. polite, refined, suave
    urbane-adjective
  248. live unthinkingly, merely exist
    vegetate-verb
  249. violent, passionate, furious
    vehement-adjective
  250. mean, spiteful, revengeful
    vindictive-adjective
  251. cancel, annul, repealed
    abrogate-verb
  252. approach with a greeting, salute
    accost-verb
  253. settle, adjudge, decide
    adjudicate-verb
  254. help, improve, better
    ameliorate-verb
  255. contrast, opposite
    antithesis-noun
  256. curved, hawk-like
    aqualine-adjective
  257. kindly, gracious
    benignant-adjective
  258. mild, smooth, suave
    bland-adjective
  259. hypocrisy, insincerity, meaningless phrases
    cant-noun
  260. fanatical pride, contempt of another group, jingoism
    chauvinism-noun
  261. those of the same age, co-evils
    contemporary-noun
  262. sociable, jovial, companionable
    convivial-adjective
  263. fat, obese, stout
    corpulent-adjective
  264. decaying, declining, deteriorating
    decadent-adjective
  265. scornful laughter, mockery, ridicule
    derision-noun
  266. confused, embarrassed, taken by surprise
    disconcerted-adjective
  267. lively, bubbling, vivacious
    effervescent-adjective
  268. entangle, implicate, involve
    embroil-verb
  269. boredom, the blues, melancholy
    ennui-noun
  270. passing, ephemeral, transitory
    evanescent-adjective
  271. thrift, economy
    frugality-noun
  272. varied, dissimilar, miscellaneous
    heterogenious-adjective
  273. shameful, dishonorable, despicable
    ignominious-adjective
  274. unsuitable, inharmonious, ill-assorted
    incongruous-adjective
  275. uninteresting, dull, vapid
    insipid-adjective
  276. jolly, humorous, playful
    jocose-adjective
  277. wise, sensible, well-advised
    judicious-adjective
  278. thoughtlessness, frivolity, flippancy
    levity-noun
  279. great-heartedness, generosity, nobility
    magnanimity-noun
  280. gauche, awkward, unskilled
    maladrioit-adjective
  281. philosophy of the origin and essential nature of life
    metaphysics-noun
  282. irrelevant, no longer important
    moot-adjective
  283. commonplace, practical, earthly
    mundane-adjective
  284. stubborn, inflexible, obstinate
    obdurate-adjective
  285. burdensome, troublesome, oppressive
    onerous-adjective
  286. subject to delusions of hostility
    paranoic-adjective
  287. triffling errors, faults, weaknesses
    peccadillo-noun
  288. destructive, harmful, noxious
    pernicious-adjective
  289. commonplaces, cliches, truisms40.
    platitude-noun
  290. medley, mixture, miscellany
    potpurri-noun
  291. unspoiled, fresh, uncontaminated
    pristine-noun
  292. dull, commonplace, unimaginative
    prozaic-adjective
  293. careful, proper, scrupulous
    punctilious-adjective
  294. elastic, rebounding, springy
    resilient-adjective
  295. lustful, lecherous
    salacious-adjective
  296. treason, inciting rebellion
    sedition-noun
  297. brave, unmoved, calm
    stoic-adjective
  298. unnecessary, needless, supererogatory
    superfluous-adjective
  299. truth, fact, reality
    verity-noun
  300. fashion, style, mode
    vogue-noun

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