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allocate
(v.) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to distribute

assign
chastise
(v.) to inflict physical punishment as a means of correction; to scold severly

discipline, cesure
emaciated
(adj.)unnaturally thin

gaunt, withered, shriveled
exult
(v.) to rejoice greatly

revel, glory
omnipotent
(adj.)almighty, having unlimited power or authority

powerless, impotent, feeble, weak
contentious
(adj.) quarrelsome, inclined to argue

argumentative, disputatious, combative
covet
(v.) to desire something belonging to another

crave, yearn for, hunger for
sonorous
(adj.) full, deep, or rich in sound; impressive in style

resonant, resounding, grandiloquent
respite
(n.) a period of relief or rest

interval, intermission, lull, breather
vanguard
(n.) the foremost part of an army; the leading position in any field

forefront, cutting edge, trailblazers
clairvoyant
(adj.) supernaturally perceptive; (n.) one who possesses extrasensory powers, seer

insightful, discerning, uncanny; visionary
fathom
(v.)to understand, get to the bottom of; to determine the depth of; (n.) a measure of depth in water

grasp, comprehend, fingure out, plumb
integrity
(n.) honesty, high moral standards; an unimpaired condition, completeness, soundness
itinerary
(n.) a route of travel; a record of travel; a guidebook

schedule, program
placate
(v.) to appease, soothe, pacify

satisfy, mollify, allay, conciliate
acrid
(adj.) harsh in taste or oder; sharp in manner or temper
callous
(adj.) emotionally hardened, unfeeling

insensitive, unsympathetic, thick-skinned
clandestine
(adj.) secret, concealed; underhanded

covert, furtive, surreptitious, stealthy
nocturnal
(adj.) of or occurring in the night; under cover of darkness

nighttime
ruminate
(v.) to meditate, think about at length; to chew the cud

ponder, reflect, mull over, muse
asset
(n.) something of value; a resouce; an advantage

property, possession, holding, endowment
decorum
(n.) proper behavior, good taste; orderliness
exuberant
(adj.) high-spirited, enthusiastic, unrestrained; excessive, abundant
stipulate
(v.) to arrange specifically; to require as a condition of agreement

specify, contract, provide for
ultimatum
(n.) a final proposal or statement of conditions
dissonant
(adj.) not in harmony; disagreeing, at odds

grating, strident, unmelodious, irreconcilable
elucidate
(v.) to clarify, explain

interpret, expound, explicate
magnanimous
(adj.) generous in forgiving, above small meanness

unselfish, charitable, noble, bighearted
nondescript
(adj.) ordinary, not outstanding; not easily classified

plain, unremarkable, vivid, prepossessing
vivacious
(adj.) lively, sprightly, full of energy

spirited, animated, ebullient