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ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
potentate - monarch; sovereign
chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person