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ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
nonentity - person of no importance; nonexistence
innovation - change; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative
desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random
truncate - cut the top off; shorten
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
Occident - the West
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry