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wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
blatant - extremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy
multiform - having many forms
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)