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superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
erroneous - mistaken; wrong; incorrect