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penurious
adj - 1 mean with money; miserly. 2 poor; impoverished
querulous
adj - inclined or ready to complain
radical
adj - far-reaching; thoroughgoing
sanction (n)
noun - official permission or authority
sanction (v)
verb - to authorize or confirm formally
tawdry
adj - cheap and showy and of poor quality
alleviate
verb - to make (pain, a problem, suffering, etc) less severe.
bellicose
adj - likely to, or seeking to, cause an argument or war; aggressive; warlike
choleric
adj - irritable or bad-tempered
depraved
adj - morally corrupted.
felicitate
verb - to congratulate someone
impassive
adj - 1 incapable of feeling and expressing emotion. 2 showing no feeling or emotion
passive
adj - 1 lacking positive or assertive qualities; submissive. 2 lethargic; inert
languor
noun - a feeling of dullness or lack of energy
languish
verb - 1 to spend time in hardship or discomfort. 2 to grow weak; to lose energy or vitality
lugubrious
adj - sad and gloomy; mournful