Give a Synonym

For each of the following words, give a synonym or a brief definition.
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Last updated: June 11, 2013
First submittedFebruary 5, 2013
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Word
Definition
Arcane
not widely known
Banal
boringly unoriginal
Candid
honest, unposed
Droll
odd and amusing
Eclectic
derived from diverse sources
Florid
highly decorated
Gregarious
enjoying company
Hermetic
insulated, airtight
Laconic
using few words
Mordant
biting or corrosive
Word
Definition
Nugatory
invalid, worthless
Pernicious
subtly harmful
Quintessential
being a perfect example
Raucous
disturbingly noisy
Salacious
showing indecent enjoyment
Tepid
only slightly warm
Ubiquitous
found everywhere
Venerable
worthy of respect
Winsome
pleasant and attractive
Zealous
energetic and enthusiastic
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Level 71
Feb 5, 2013
Excellent quiz. I marvel at how many synonyms you must have built into your answers. How about taciturn for laconic?
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Level 49
Feb 5, 2013
Oh, yeah, "taciturn" is a good answer; I'll add that.
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Level 16
Jun 11, 2013
Needless for nugatory
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Level 49
Jun 11, 2013
Okay, added.
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Level 23
Oct 8, 2013
I don't know what any of these words mean
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Level 39
Mar 20, 2014
I second Baltimorean! A brilliant quiz :) I got a little thrill when Prurient was accepted for salacious :) Thank you.