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irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
fortitude - bravery; courage; strength of mind
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
odoriferous - giving off an odor