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contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
humdrum - dull; monotonous
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
mercantile - concerning trade or merchants