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The ending uous

All these adjectives end in uous.

Her coat was conspicuous in the crowd.
She gave her father a contemptuous look.
My computer makes a continuous low buzzing noise.
Oak trees are deciduous.
He would come to regret his impetuous decision.
Her designer handbag looked incongruous with her gym clothes and trainers.
Her question was innocuous.
She described herself as liberated not promiscuous.
Her voice was deep and sensuous.
We shared a sumptuous feast.
I need to cut the superfluous words from my essay.
Their relationship was tempestuous but very passionate.
The link between the arguments was tenuous but worth interrogating.
The wait would be tortuous.
A tumultuous sound was heard from above.
The vicar was virtuous.

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