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hackneyed - commonplace; trite
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
unimpeachable - that cannot be impeached; beyond doubt or question; blameless and exemplary
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
economy - efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources
panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit