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All these adjectives end in uous.

conspicuous Her coat was conspicuous in the crowd.
contemptuous She gave her father a contemptuous look.
continuous My computer makes a continuous low buzzing noise.
deciduous Oak trees are deciduous.
impetuous He would come to regret his impetuous decision.
incongruous Her designer handbag looked incongruous with her gym clothes and trainers.
innocuous Her question was innocuous.
sensuous Her singing voice was deep and sensuous.
sumptuous We shared a sumptuous feast.
superfluous I need to cut the superfluous words from my essay.
tempestuous The ship sailed the tempestuous sea.
tenuous The link between the arguments was tenuous but worth interrogating.
tortuous The wait would be tortuous.
tumultuous A tumultuous sound was heard from above.
virtuous The vicar was virtuous.

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