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  1. Abscond
    Verb

    to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide.
  2. Aberrant
    adjective

    deviating from the norm
  3. alacrity
    noun

    eager and enthusiastic willingness
  4. anomaly
    noun

    deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality
  5. approbation
    noun

    an expression of approval or praise
  6. arduous
    adjective

    strenuous, taxing; requiring significant effort.
  7. assuage
    verb

    to ease or lessen; to appease or pacify
  8. audacious
    adjective

    daring and fearless; recklessly bold
  9. austere
    adjective

    without adornment; bare; severly simple; ascetic
  10. axiomatic
    adjective

    taken as given; possessing self-evident truth
  11. canonical
    adjective

    following or in agreement with accepted, traditinal standards
  12. capricious
    adjective

    inclined to change one's mind impulsively; erratic, unpredictable
  13. censure
    verb

    to criticize severely; to officially rebuke
  14. chicanery
    noun

    trickery or subterfuge
  15. connoisseur
    noun

    an informed and astute judge in matters of taste; expert
  16. convoluted
    adjective

    complex or complicated
  17. disabuse
    verb

    to undeceive; to set right
  18. discordant
    adjective

    conflicting; dissonant or harsh in sound
  19. disparate
    adjective

    fundamentally distinct or dissimilar
  20. effrontery
    noun

    extreme boldness; presumptuousness
  21. eloquent
    adjective

    well-spoken, expressive, articulate
  22. enervate
    verb

    to weaken; to reduce in vitality
  23. ennui
    noun

    dissatisfaction and restlessness resulting from boredom or apathy
  24. equivocate
    verb

    to use ambiguous language with a deceptive intent
  25. erudite
    adjective

    very learned; scholarly
  26. exculpate
    verb

    exonerate; to clear of blame
  27. exigent
    adjective

    urgent, pressing; requiring immediate action or attention
  28. extemporaneous
    adjective

    improvised; done without preparation
  29. filibuster
    noun

    intentional obstruction, esp. using prolonged speechmaking to delay legislative action
  30. fulminate
    verb

    to loudly attack or denounce
  31. ingenuous
    adjective

    artless; frank and candid; lacking in sophistication
  32. inured
    adjective

    accustomed to accepting something undesirable
  33. irascible
    adjective

    easily angered; prone to tempramental outbursts
  34. laud
    verb

    to praise highly
  35. lucid
    adjective

    clear; easily understood
  36. magnanimity
    noun

    the quality of being generously noble in mind and hear, esp. in forgiving
  37. martial
    adjective

    associated with war and the armed forces
  38. mundane
    adjective

    of the world; typical of or concerned with the ordinary
  39. nascent
    adjective

    coming into being; in early developmental stages
  40. nebulous
    adjective

    vague; cloudy; lacking clearly defined form
  41. neologism
    noun

    a new word, expression, or usage; the creation or use of new words or senses

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