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  1. irony
    incongruity between what might be expected and what occurs
  2. bombastic
    ostentatiously lofty in style
  3. enrapture
    hold spellbound
  4. articulate
    express or state clearly
  5. cognizant
    having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization
  6. parcel
    a wrapped package
  7. semaphore
    an apparatus for visual signaling
  8. dogmatic
    pertaining to a code of beliefs accepted as authoritative
  9. vituperate
    spread negative information about
  10. approbation
    official acceptance or agreement
  11. spurious
    plausible but false
  12. aggrandize
    embellish; increase the scope, power, or importance of
  13. paradigm
    a standard or typical example
  14. amenable
    disposed or willing to comply
  15. lark
    any of numerous birds noted for their singing
  16. quibble
    evade the truth of a point by raising irrelevant objections
  17. remit
    send in payment
  18. obstreperous
    noisily and stubbornly defiant
  19. pert
    characterized by a lightly saucy or impudent quality
  20. maudlin
    effusively or insincerely emotional
  21. quixotic
    not sensible about practical matters
  22. enervate
    weaken mentally or morally
  23. scurrilous
    expressing offensive reproach
  24. exacerbate
    make worse
  25. forbearance
    a delay in enforcing rights or claims or privileges

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