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strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
gaffe - social blunder
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
verbose - wordy; N. verbosity
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil