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sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
incline - slope; slant; Ex. steep incline
adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence