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  1. accoutrement
    an accessory item of dress or equipment
  2. aleatory
    dependent on luck or chance
  3. anomaly
    a deviation from the norm; an odd or peculiar occurence
  4. arable
    suitable for cultivation of land
  5. asperity
    roughness or harshness; severity
  6. axiom
    a universal truth; an established rule
  7. benign
    beneficial; favorable
  8. carte blanche
    boundless authority; unlimited power to act
  9. catharsis
    a release of emotional tension
  10. cortege
    a group of attendants, a routine
  11. coeval
    of the same time period
  12. cogent
    convincing, reasonable
  13. compendium
    a list or collection of items
  14. comprise
    to include or consist of; contain
  15. corroborate
    to strengthen by adding evidence
  16. cosmopolitan
    idk
  17. demotic
    relating to ordinary people
  18. donnybrook
    a fight; an uproar
  19. dulcet
    melodious; pleasing to the ear
  20. eidetic
    pertaining to extraordinary detailed and vivid recall
  21. exegesis
    an explanation of a text; a critical interpretation
  22. expiate
    to make amends for
  23. expurgate
    idk?
  24. fecund
    fertile; able to produce children
  25. frenetic
    wildly excited
  26. hubris
    overbearing pride; arrogance
  27. imbroglio
    a difficult and embarrassing situation
  28. iniquity
    idk?
  29. interlocutor
    someone who participates in a conversation
  30. inundate
    to overwhelm; to fill beyond capacity
  31. largesse
    generosity
  32. litany
    any long, repetitive, or dull recital
  33. luminous
    emitting light
  34. majordomo
    a chief butler or assistant
  35. malaise
    vague bodily or emotional discomfort or uneasiness
  36. moratorium
    suspension of activity
  37. nexus
    a link or bond
  38. otiose
    useless; futile
  39. pander
    to exploit weakness of others; center of the view of others
  40. peregrination
    travel by walking
  41. platitude
    an obvious remark; a cliche
  42. plethora
    an overabundance; excess
  43. polemical
    relating to controversy or argument
  44. prognosticate
    to predict
  45. promulgate
    to announce; to make known
  46. provocative
    tending to excite or stimulate
  47. puerile
    childish juvenile
  48. scapegoat
    using someone else to blame
  49. servile
    idk
  50. solecism
    idk
  51. stygian
    dark, forbidden place
  52. toady
    idk
  53. ubiquitous
    idk
  54. unimpeachable
    idk
  55. veneer
    a thin overlay
  56. vestige
    idk
  57. wont
    likely
  58. wrenching
    sharp pain
  59. zealous
    idk

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