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antedate
to precede in time
dissemble
1) to hide under a false appearance 2) SIMULATE 3) conceal facts, intentions, or feelings under some pretense
vindictive
1) disposed to seek revenge: VENGEFUL 2) intended to cause anguish or hurt: SPITEFUL
ambulatory
moving from place to place: ITINERANT
boorish
resembling or befitting a rude or insensitive person
grandiloquent
a lofty, extravagantly colorful, pompous, or bombastic style, manner, or quality especially in language
pristine
1) belonging to the earliest period or state: ORIGINAL 2) not spoiled, corrupted, or polluted (as by civilization): PURE (a ~forest) 3) fresh and clean as or as if new
tenuous
1) having little substance or strength: FLIMSY, WEAK (~influences) 2) SHAKY (~reasons) 3) not thick (a ~rope) 4) not dense (a ~ fluid)
torque
1) a force that produces or tends to produce rotation or torsion 2) cause to twist
undulate
to cause to move in a wavy, sinuous, or flowing manner
stanch
1) to stop the flowing of (~tears) 2) to stop in its course (~the crime wave)
founder
1) to give way :COLLAPSE 2) to come to grief: FAIL
divest
1) to deprive or dispossess especially of property, authority, or title 2) to undress or strip especially of clothing, ornament, or equipment 3) to take away from a person
sangfroid
self-possession or imperturbability especially under strain
parvenu
one that has recently or suddenly risen to an unaccustomed position of wealth or power and has not yet gained the prestige, dignity, or manner associated with it
Kafkaesque
having a nightmarishly complex, bizarre, or illogical quality
bilious
1) relating to a yellow or greenish fluid that is secreted by the liver 2) indicative of a peevish ill-natured disposition 3) sickeningly unpleasant
choleric
1) easily moved to often unreasonable or excessive anger 2) hot-tempered 3) ANGRY, IRATE
abnegation
DENIAL / SELF-DENIAL
discursive
moving from topic to topic without order