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tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
obese - excessively fat; N. obesity
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
ineffable - unutterable; not to be uttered; taboo; that cannot be expressed in speech; indescribable; unspeakable; inexpressible; Ex. ineffable name/joy
endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch