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malevolent
wishing harm to others
condescend
deal with others kindly in a snobbish, haughty way
illicitly
unlawfully; improperly
iniquity
wickedness or injustice
contentious
liking disputes or arguments
diminutive
very small; tiny
amiable
good-natured; friendly
arbitrate
dispute; decide
melancholy
sad and depressed
aloof
reserved; at a distance
placid
calm; quiet
asinine
stupid; silly
malignant
passionately malevolent; evil
perpetual
lasting a long time
ascertain
to find out with certainty
altercation
a fight; a quarrel
articulate
speak clearly/distinctly
contemptuous
disdainful or disgusted
cordial
warm, sincere
curtness
harshness; rudeness
elusive
hard to identify
feeble
weak
formidable
causing fear
inconspicuous
attracting little attention
inevitable
certain to happen; unavoidable
innate
inborn, natural
livid
enraged
simultaneous
occuring at same time
undulate
sway back and forth
unfathomable
not understandable
acrimonious
caustic, bitter or harsh in speech or manner
ambidextrous
using both hands with equal ease
complacent
content, often to the point of self-satisfaction or smugness
convene
to come together
cynical
denying the sincerity of people's motives
discreet
prudent or careful about one's actions
fluctuate
to shift back and forth uncertainly
impassive
calm, not feeling or showing emotion
indigenous
living or occurring naturally in an environment
infinite
without boundaries or limits
irrelevant
haning no applications; having no importance to topic at hand
mollify
to soothe, appease; to make less severe
scrutiny
close, careful inspection
volition
an act of choosing or deciding; agency
warranted
having justification or grounds for action; possessing a legal document allowing search
acquiesce
to consent without protest
acquit
to release from obligation; to clear of a charge
adamant
inflexible or unyielding
arid
dry or barren; uninteresting or dull
bleak
cold, bare; gloomy or not hopeful
connive
to cooperative sevretibely in a scheme or wrongdoing
contradict
to assert the opposite of what is being spoken, to be contrary
corroborate
to confirm or support
credibility
believeability, reliablility
reluctant
to be hesitant because of doubts
drone
an idler or a loafter (noun) or to talk in a monotonous tone (verb)
fatalism
the belief that all events are determined bt fate and inevitable
mortification
extreme humiliation
perpetrate
to commit (a blunder or a crime)
reprimand
to rebuke or discipline severely
accomadate
to make fit, suitable; to bring into agreement or give consideration to
apprehensive
fearful or uneasy about the future; anxious
disengage
to release from something; o withdraw or detach oneself
furtive
sneaky; sly
garishly
adorned with excessive color or ornamentation; showily; gaudily
ghoul
grave robber; ghostly figment
integrity
truthfulness, honesty; adherence to a moral code
lectern
a reading stand or desk used by speakers
libel
written statement that injures one's character (noun); publish unjust statements (verb)
mysterious
relating to something unknown or questioned
stolidly
seriously; having or showing little emotion
suspense
uncertainty, anxiety; state of being undecided or doubtful
teeming
swarming; overflowing
tension
process of stretching or building up of something; inner striving, unrest
untrammeled
unconfined; unrestrained; free in movement or activity
apparition
ghost, vision, or specter
disposition
the temperament of a person or thing
exulting
takeing pride or reveling in glory
facilitate
to make easy or smooth the process of
indisputable
certain beyond any doubt
keenly
intensely or eagerly; with dedication
meander
to roam or wander aimlessly
obscure
ambiguous and hard to understand
ominous
in a warning manner; threatening and gloomy
prim
formal and proper, almost in a stuffy, snobbish way
relish
to take pleasure in
rigor
severity, strictness; inflexibilty
sneer
to scorn, mock, or laugh at
vex
to anger or irritate
vigorous
with evergy; forceful and spirited