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  1. abtruse
    difficult to understand
  2. accrue
    to arise as a natural result
  3. acquiesce
    to accept as inevitable
  4. besmirch
    to make dirty
  5. explicit
    fully expressed
  6. histrionic
    purposely affected
  7. impropriety
    state of being improper
  8. inveigle
    to trick into doing something
  9. penitent
    sorry for having done wrong
  10. probity
    honesty
  11. purport
    to present the often false impression of being someone
  12. repercussion
    the effect of an event
  13. revelation
    something that is made known
  14. surfeit
    an excess
  15. unsavory
    having an unpleasant look, taste, or smell, morally offensive
  16. anathema
    someone or something that is intensely disliked
  17. assuage
    to satisfy, to reduce the intensity of
  18. avuncular
    familiar and indulgent, like a benevolent uncle
  19. convivial
    sociable
  20. eclectic
    combining elements from a variety of sources
  21. epigram
    a short, witty poem or saying
  22. expound
    to explain in detail
  23. intrinsic
    relating to the essential nature of something
  24. inveterate
    persistent
  25. mogul
    a very powerful person
  26. munificent
    extremely generous
  27. nascent
    beginning to exist
  28. perspicacious
    clear sighted
  29. philistine
    one who is indifferent to or disdainful of intellectual values
  30. propitious
    encouraging

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