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Redolent means evocative, suggestive; exuding fragrance, aromatic.
For example, “Keith felt that the CEO’s speech was redolent of combat and infighting and, therefore, totally inappropriate.”
Homogeneous means the same or similar in kind or nature; uniform structure.
For example, “Keith was struck by the homogeneous blend of personalities of his new sales team.”
Maladroit means inept, lacking skill or cleverness especially in handling situations.
For example, “Keith’s maladroit management of the tradeshow caused a lot of hurt feelings.”
Cursory means rapidly and often superficially performed or produced.
For example, “Because of Keith’s cursory inspection of the supply room, he failed to notice they were out of Post-It Notes.”
Anathema means someone or something intensely disliked or loathed.
After taking credit for the record-breaking sales quarter, Keith was anathema to the sales team.
Nefarious means wicked, evil.
“Keith hatched a nefarious plot to sabotage the HR director’s plan to cancel the Christmas party.”
Eponymous means of, relating to, or being the person or thing for whom or which something is named.
“Keith, a life-long fan of The Doors rock band, cherished their eponymous album entitled The Doors.”
Penchant means a strong inclination.
“Keith’s penchant for expensive office furniture got him in trouble more than once with his boss.”
Onerous means imposing or constituting a burden, troublesome.
“Keith was given the onerous task of telling the regional manager that he was fired.”
Repudiate means to refuse to have anything to do with, divorce, disown, reject as untrue or unjust.
“Keith repudiated the findings of the HR director that he was not a strong leader.”