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    Dec. 31, 2017

    Profligate Adj. Recklessly extravagant or wasteful in the use of resources. A profligate lifestyle resulted in his bankruptcy.”
     
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    HI: shortened form of hello.
     
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    Sapid adj. Having a strong, pleasant taste; palatable. “The wine tasting was a most sapid event.” (of talk or writing) Pleasant or interesting
     
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    Obdurate adj. Stubbornly refusing to change one’s opinion or course of action. “Despite her plea, he remained obdurate.”
     
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    Audacious; Audacity adj. Showing a willingness to take risks. “An audacious attack on the company.” Showing an impudent lack of respect. “An audacious move.”
     
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    Canonize v. Regard as being above reproach or of great significance. “He canonized women.”
     
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    Discern

    Discern; Discerning v. Perceive or recognize (something). Distinguish (someone or something) with difficulty by sight or with the other senses. “Discern who is telling the truth.”
     
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    Tangential adj. Superficially relevant; divergent. Diverging from a previous course or line; erratic. “He took credit for anything tangentially related to their work.”
     
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    Phalanx n. A group of people or things of a similar type forming a compact body or brought together for a common purpose. “A phalanx of lawyers took charge of the case.”
     
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    Servile adj. Having or showing an excessive willingness to serve or please others. “She wrote a servile letter to her upset neighbor.”
     
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    Vituperative adj. Bitter and abusive. “The critic’s vituperative review was needlessly harsh.”
     
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    Ardent adj. Enthusiastic or passionate. “He is an ardent sports fan.”
     
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    Incessant adj. Continuing without pause or interruption. “The incessant noise kept him awake.”
     
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    Amicable adj. Having a spirit of friendliness; without arguments or serious disagreement. “An amicable agreement between the two firms.”
     
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    Benign adj. Mild or favorable (result). Gentle, kind, good. “The results were benign and required no treatment.”
     
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