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Apotheosis: a model of excellence or perfection of a kind.

Bailiwick: a person’s specific area of knowledge, authority, interest, skill, or work.

Chicanery: the use of trickery to deceive.

Compendium – A summary

Condign: deserved; adequate.

Desultory – Aimless; disconnected; unmethodical

Firmament: the sky or heavens.

Galimatias – Incoherent or nonsensical talk

Haggard – Wild-looking; as from terror; suffering; or fatigue

Magnanimous – Generous; high minded; noble

Nonpareil: having no equal.

Nugatory: Trifling; insignificant; inconsequential.

Perfunctory: performed mechanically.

Prognosticate – Foretell; predict

Putrid – rotten, foul, morally objectionable

Rhetorical: of, relating to, or concerned with rhetoric, employed for rhetorical effect; especially, asked merely for effect with no answer expected (a rhetorical question)

Rivulet: a small stream or brook.

Rogue – 1. a dishonest person; a knave 2. a mischievous or playful person

Tutelary: guardian; protecting.

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