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1. dull or uninteresting
2. lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless
: vapid lecture
1. easy-going, trifle
1. the state or quality of being frank, open, and sincere in speech or expression; candidness
: The candor of the speech impressed the audience.
2. unreserved, honest, or sincere expression; forthrightness
to reason earnestly with someone against something that person intends to do or has done; remonstrate
: His father expostulated with him about the evils of gambling.
1. To be discontented or low in spirits; complain or fret.
2. To yearn after something
: Immigrants who repined for their homeland.
1. natural to or characteristic of a specific people or place; native; indigenous
: endemic folkways; countries where high unemployment is endemic.
2. belonging exclusively or confined to a particular place
: a fever endemic to the tropics.
1. out of keeping or place; inappropriate; unbecoming
: an incongruous effect; incongruous behavior.
2. not harmonious in character; inconsonant; lacking harmony of parts
: an incongruous mixture of architectural styles.
: actions that were incongruous with their professed principles.
verb (used with object)
1. to remove or withdraw into solitude or retirement; seclude.
2. to remove or separate.
3. Law. to remove (property) temporarily from the possession of the owner; seize and hold, as the property and income of a debtor, until legal claims are satisfied.
almost always silent, not liking to talk
a greedy, stingy person who hoards money for its own sake.
not truthful, lying
one who is sexually promiscuous
theft, the ulawful taking of another person's property
showy, but cheap and useless
to make or seem more attractive or valuable than it is.
to stir up (trouble); incite
1. a flash of insight.
2. an experience that brings this about.
impatient or irratable
1. to outlaw.
2. to bannish; exile
a natural inclination or tendency
free of superfluos words; concise; succint
1. to corrupt, as in morals.
2. to overthrow or destroy