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adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong
whim - sudden capricious idea; fancy
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise
bombastic - pompous; using inflated language
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate