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vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
filth - dirty matter; ADJ. filthy
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
hackneyed - commonplace; trite
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy