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soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
hoary - white with age
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse