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21. cloying- overly sweet

22. deja vu- the experience of thinking a new situation already occurred

23. dichotomy- being twofold

24. dilettante- an amateur engaging in an activity without serious intention

25. disheveled- in disarray; extremely disorderly

26. elan- enthusiastic and assured vigor and liveliness

27. ennui- the feeling of being bored by something tedious

28. epitome- a standard or typical example

29. equanimity- steadiness of mind under stress

30. equivocate- be deliberately ambiguous or unclear

31. esoteric- understandable only by an enlightened inner circle

32. euphemism- an inoffensive expression substituted for an offensive one

33. fait accompli- an irreversible accomplishment

34. fastidious- giving careful attention to detail

35. faux pas- a socially awkward or tactless act

36. fiasco- a complete failure or collapse

37. finagle- achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods

38. Freudian slip- a slip-up that (according to Sigmund Freud) results from the operation of unconscious wishes or conflicts and can reveal unconscious processes in normal healthy individuals

39. glib- artfully persuasive in speech

40. gregarious- temperamentally seeking and enjoying the company of others

41. harbinger- something indicating the approach of something or someone

42. hedonist- someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasures

43. heresy- a belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion

44. idiosyncratic- peculiar to the individual

45. idyllic- charmingly simple and serene

46. indelicate- slightly indecent, offensive, or improper

47. infinitesimal- immeasurably small

48. insidious- working or spreading in a hidden and usually injurious way

49. junket- dessert made of sweetened milk coagulated with rennet

50. kitsch- excessively garish or sentimental art

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