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hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
wastrel - waster; profligate
injurious - harmful; causing injury
defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
aseptic - preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
promulgate - announce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence