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ECCENTRIC

Eccentric adj.

1. Departing from a recognized, conventional, or established norm or pattern.

2. n. One that deviates markedly from an established norm, especially a person of odd or unconventional behavior.

“His eccentricities now extend to never leaving his home.”
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MONOLITHIC

Monolithic adj.

1. Massive, solid, and uniform:   “The monolithic cathedral.”

2. Large and unchanging: massive, uniform in character, and slow to change.
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EPONYM

Eponym n.

A person whose name is or is thought to be the source of the name of something, such as a city or country.

“George Washington is the eponym of Washington DC.”
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CLANDESTINE

Clandestine adj.

1. Kept or done in secret, often in order to conceal an illicit or improper purpose.

“The CIA maintains clandestine operations in many countries.”
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DIATRIBE

Diatribe n.

1. A bitter, sharply abusive denunciation, attack, or criticism:

“Repeated diatribes against the candidates.”
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CAVERNOUS

Cavernous adj.

Resembling a cavern, as in depth, vastness, or effect:

a cavernous hole; cavernous echoes.
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HOMOGENEOUS

Homogeneous adj.

1. Uniform in structure or composition.

2. Of the same or similar nature or kind:

“The corporation maintains tight-knit, homogeneous board members.”
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IGNOMINIOUS

Ignominious adj.

Deserving or causing public disgrace or shame;   humiliating:

“An ignominious defeat.”
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TEMERITY

Temerity n.

Excessive confidence or boldness; audacity:

“No one had the temerity to question her decision.”
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COLLOQUIALISM

Colloquialism n.

1. An informal word or phrase that is more common in conversation than in formal speech or writing.

Colloquialisms can include words such as “gonna” and phrases such as “ain’t nothin’” and “dead as a doornail.”
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