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accrue
grow or accumulate over time
annotation
critical side note
bedlam
state of uproar and confusion
covert
hidden, kept secret, a hiding place, a sheltered place
debonair
smooth and polished in manner and appearance
dun
demand insistently, esp for credit or debt, a creditor
efficacious
effective, producing results
equanimity
calmness, refusal to panic
fortuitous
accidental, happy chance
gist
main part, essence
gratuitous
uncalled for, unjustified
imperious
overbearing, dominate, pressing
invective
strong condemnation, abusive
motley
showing great variety, a jesters costume
munificent
extremely generous, lavish
procrastinate
delay
provocative
produde strong feeling or response
recondite
exceeding ordinary knowledge and understanding
reprobate
unprincipled person, disapprove of, condemn
sedentary
continued sitting, remaining in one place
abstemious
moderate, abstience, self discipline
censurable
deserving blame
contingent
possibility, group part of a larger whole
corroborate
to confirm
denizen
resident
discrusive
passing aimlessly from one place or subject to another
disseminate
spread widely
dowdy
poorly dressed
florid
highly colored, reddish
foist
impose by fraud
gauche
lacking social graces
heresy
diff from accepted norm
inculcate
teach presistently
palpable
capable of being touched of felt
perceptive
keep appritiation
pernicious
deadly, harmful
salient
leaping jumping, standing out, a land form that projects upwards or outwards
satiate
satisfy completely
sear
to make dry and withered
specious
deceptive, lacking real merit
absolve
clear from blame
caricature
distortion of someones facial features
clangor
loud ringing sound
contiguous
side by side, touching
cupidity
greed
deleterious
harmful
enhance
increase value
enthrall
captivate, charm
extenuate
partial excuse to lessen the degree of a crime
implicit
implied
incisive
keen, sharp, penetrating (effectiveness)
ostentatious
showy
paragon
model of perfection
paraphrase
restate in other words
politic
wise decision, artful
prosaic
dull, not poetic
redundant
repetitive
sanctimonious
show of virtue
scintillating
brilliant in mental or personal qualities
winsome
pleasing, (childlike charm and innocence)