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Moizza
05-27-2003, 02:26 AM
Excessive
Cloying
Plenitude
Redundant
Reprise
Supererogatory
Superfluous
Supernumerary
Tautological
Unconscionable

Inclination
Partiality
Partisan
Predilection
Prone
Propensity

Introductory
Preamble
Prefatory
Prelude
Prologue

Wandering
Migratory
Nomadic
Peripatetic(walking)

Minor offence
Misdemeanor
Peccadillo

Imitation
Burlesque
Caricature
Spoof
Travesty


Wicked
Machiavellian
Nefarious
Perverse
Vulpine
Wily

Not wordy
Laconic
Taciturn
Reticent
Sententious
Succinct

Sudden Luck
Fortuitous
Fluke
Hap (luck)
Windfall
Serendipity

Reckless with money
Prodigal
Profligate (Also immoral)
Wastrel
Wanton (Also malicious)

Blessing
Benison
Boon
Hallowed
Opposite
Malediction
Bane
Baleful
Pestilence (Pestilential)

Remove offensive parts of
Bowdlerize
Expurgate

Support
Endorse
Espouse
Buttress
Bolster

Uprightness
Probity
Rectitude
Virtuous

Imprison
Immure
Incarcerate

Shy
Coy
Demure
Diffidence
Retiring

Weary
Doldrums
Languid
Languor
Lassitude
Lackadaisical
Lethargic
Listless
Sluggish
Torpor
Inert } Lazy
Indolent

WiseAstute
Expedient
Politic
Prudent
Perceptive
Perspicacious
Sage
Sagacious


Arrogant
Cavalier
Haughty
Hubris
Imperious
Overbearing
Overweening
Presumptuous
Supercilious


Flattering
Adulation
Blandishment
Coax
Cajole
Fawning
Wheedle


Active
Nimble
Spry
Alacrity
Agility


Flexible
Limber
Lithe
Willowy
Supple

Complain
Fret
Grouse
Repine
Snivel
Whine


Changing/Faithless
Capricious
Fickle
Mercurial
Mutability
Whimsical
Volatile


Rebellion
Insubordination
Insurgent
Insurrection
Sedition

Hateful
Vile
Odious (Odium)
Malicious

Slavish
Minion
Obsequious
Servile
Subservience
Sycophant
Toady
Thrall


Whim
Caprice
Vagary

Heavy
Cumbersome
Ponderous

Fat
Corpulent
Portly
Stout

Outcast
Banish
Outlaw
Ostracize
Proscribe
Pariah