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flippant

flippant

/ˈfɫɪpənt/
adjective
showing inappropriate levity
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The flippant politician was highly criticized for the moves and he was seen as an untrustworthy opportunist.

So I'm not being flippant.

" I think I was quite flippant when I started the YouTube channel.

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puissant

puissant

/pjˈuːɪsənt/
adjective
powerful

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adjutant

adjutant

/ˈædʒətənt/
noun
large Indian stork with a military gait
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And Scharnhorst also gets him his next job as well as an adjutant to one of the Prussian princes.

The seven men were, in fact, Himmler, his bodyguard and adjutants.

So he turned to his adjutant and said take them where they want to go.

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clairvoyant

clairvoyant

/kɫɛɹˈvɔɪənt/
adjective
perceiving things beyond the natural range of the senses
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Are there people who are really-- who are clairvoyant?

THat's because I was clairvoyant.

I just want to talk about the fact that you can't say clairvoyant but you can throw out elucidate?

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recalcitrant

recalcitrant

/ɹɪˈkæɫsɪtɹənt/
adjective
marked by stubborn resistance to authority
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Now sometimes the recalcitrant people, Sanjay, need to hear it from a leader that they respect.

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flagrant

flagrant

/ˈfɫeɪɡɹənt/
adjective
conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
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That is a pretty flagrant admission of a double standard there.

And the events in Kenosha really hammer home the flagrant double standard baked into American society.

And that's in flagrant violation of the Second Law of Thermodynamics, the most fundamental law of the universe.

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buoyant

buoyant

/ˈbɔɪənt/
adjective
being optimistic and behaving in a cheerful manner
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Their presence lowers the magma’s density, and increases the buoyant force pushing upward through the crust.

There are two known natural causes for these buoyant bubbles.

You would probably be negatively buoyant inside here.

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flamboyant

flamboyant

/fɫæmˈbɔɪənt/
adjective
elaborately or excessively ornamented
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The flamboyant businessman is still sitting pretty.

His flamboyant reign was famous for its absurdity.

This was in great contrast to the flamboyant colors that he was known for.

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dormant

dormant

/ˈdɔɹmənt/
adjective
in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation
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Blackley used dormant yeast and bacteria from ancient Egyptian pots.

Sleep is not some break time when your brain, or your body, just goes dormant.

Normally when we encounter C. Botulinum, like in honey, it's dormant.

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resistant

resistant

/ɹiˈzɪstənt/, /ɹɪˈzɪstənt/
adjective
being protected from or having a high degree of resistance to something, such as an infection or disease
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Pickups are also a category in China that have been resistant to the recent slump in auto sales.

Often, incumbents in an industry can be resistant to change or are scared of it.

They are naturally resistant to most antibiotics and can even survive an alcoholic hand gel.

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recusant

recusant

/ɹɪkjˈuːsənt/
adjective
refusing to submit to authority
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A recusant Catholic man named Thomas Percy was a cousin of Henry Percy, the 9th Earl of Northumberland.

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blatant

blatant

/ˈbɫeɪtənt/
adjective
conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
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Perhaps, the most blatant example is this gradient.

And then there's just blatant, general sexism.

It can be blatant and right up in your face.

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relevant

relevant

/ˈɹɛɫəvənt/
adjective
having a close connection with the situation or subject at hand
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Users had to sort through too many listings to find relevant information.

And of course the robots must be able to speak and give relevant responses.

The 124-year-old brand had ceased to be relevant to consumers, and it showed.

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regnant

regnant

/ɹɪɡnˈænt/
adjective
exercising power or authority

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redundant

redundant

/ɹɪˈdəndənt/
adjective
more than is needed, desired, or required
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Is it redundant to believe in your own beliefs?

You know, it's kind of redundant.

I think it's redundant to introduce Ray.

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poignant

poignant

/ˈpɔɪnjənt/
adjective
keenly distressing to the mind or feelings
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They've revealed a poignant glimpse at the experiences of the eruption's victims.

It is particularly poignant in the South, and in Tulsa, because of the history of racial oppression here.

- All right, that's it for Adam, your 30 seconds, extremely poignant. -

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adamant

adamant

/ˈædəmənt/
adjective
impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason
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But they were so adamant on the fact I was not

And my boyfriend's mother is very, very adamant on me having a fantastic Christmas this year.

[Destin] So you have to be very adamant about looking for those guys.

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recreant

recreant

/ɹˈɛkɹiːənt/
adjective
lacking even the rudiments of courage; abjectly fearful

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