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wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
prolific - producing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
lackadaisical - lacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid
bombastic - pompous; using inflated language
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
indecisive - marked by indecision; inconclusive; Ex. indecisive battle