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::: insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
::: pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
::: gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
::: histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
::: nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
::: tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
::: rampant - growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed
::: recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
::: marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
::: murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble