3

Tom was a womanizer. Each weekend he would inveigle a new woman into going on a date with him, only to have them wake up in the morning alone…

2

Donald Trump is the epitome of affluence.

1

After many years standing, the brick walls of the abandoned church had been thoroughly begrimed by the elements.

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Running in general is difficult for many, but running a marathon may be the most arduous task of them all.

1

If you ever see someone looking at you with a face like that… There’s a good chance they abhor you.

2

The river meandered through the canyon.
There are some other definitions of meander, but it’s highly unlikely you’ll need to use it.

1

While Tara Stiles is a very flexible yoga instructor, contortionists are the most flexible… They have superlative flexibility.
Superlative also refers to grammar noting the highest degree of the comparison of adjectives and adverbs, as smallest, best,  and most carefully. (As you can see, I incorporated that in the above example!)

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Derpy was quite the furtive cat. You can just imagine the evil deeds he might like to do when no one is looking.

1

The Stooges were left aghast as they watched many little hamsters emerge through the cracks of the floorboards.

1

King George III was a despotic ruler.

0

The difference in hue displayed by ombre is an example of nuance.

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Tammie had always been full of vim, ever since she was a little girl.

1

Coco Rocha is quite the natty dresser on and off the runway.

1

Aside from curing heavy metal poisonings, chelation therapy can also be used to combat heart disease by binding to the calcium within plaque, allowing the medicine to sweep the plaque away. It is still considered a controversial treatment for disease like heart disease and stroke.

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Coined by the anthropologist BronisÅ‚aw Malinowski, phatic was first used in 1923. It probably comes from the Greek word phatos meaning “spoken.”
"I mean, we all know that the question ‘how are you’ in a work setting is primarily phatic — which would make not reciprocating even ruder, right?”