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sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
wanderlust - strong longing to travel
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
forgo - (forego) give up; do without
anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph