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All these adjectives end in ious.

amphibious Frogs, toads and many lizards are amphibious.
curious I was curious to see how many people turned up.
delirious He was delirious with happiness.
devious We came up with a devious plan.
dubious The evidence in this case is dubious.
furious He was furious when he found out the truth.
harmonious The sound of their harmonious voices rang out.
impervious She was impervious to his charms.
melodious She spoke with a calm, melodious voice.
notorious The bandit was notorious.
oblivious He was oblivious to the plan.
obvious There was an obvious attraction between the couple.
precarious His position as CEO was a precarious one.
previous I've met her on two previous occasions.
rebellious The child had a rebellious nature.
serious The judge said it was a very serious crime.
studious He was a quiet and studious person.
tedious The journey was tedious but the destination was worth it.
various There were various amusements at the carnival.
victorious The victorious team celebrated in style.

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