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alacrity
cheerful willingness, readiness, liveliness
aversion
strong dislike, repugnance, antipathy
involuntary
not don of one's own free will, automatic, unintentional, spontaneous ( ant. voluntary )
loth
unwilling, averse, disinclined, reluctant ( adjective)
loathe
have an intense aversion to, detest ( verb )
volition
will
acclivity
upward slope ( ant declivity)
acme
highset point, pinnacle, summit
apogee
farthest pointfrom the earth in the orbit of a heavenly body ( ant perigee )

highest point, culmination
climactic
arranged in order of increasing force and interest ( ant anticlimactic )
consummate
perfect, superb, carried to the highest degree
eminence
high rank
eminent
standing out, notable, famous
ethereal
of the heavens, celestial, airy, delicate, intangible
exalt
lift up with joy, pride, elate ( ant humiliate )

raise in rank, dignity, extol, glorify
precipice
very steep, overhanging place, cliff
precipitous
steep as a precipice

hasty, rash
preeminent
standing out abouve others, superior
sublimate
redirect the energy of a person's bad impulses into socially and moraly higher channels

purify, refine
sublime
elevated, noble, exalted,uplifting
vertex
farthest point opposite the base, as in a triangle or pyramid, apex
zenith
highest point, culmination ( ant nadir )

point in the heavens directly overhead