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abominate
verb - to dislike or hate something greatly; to find it loathsome
anomaly
noun - something that is unusual or different from what is expected
auspicious
adj - promising future success; favourable
banal
adj - boring or trivial
compunction
noun - a feeling of guilt, remorse or regret
discern
verb - to perceive, notice or make out something; to judge
elucidate
verb - to make clear or explain
euphemism
noun - a mild or inoffensive term used in place of one considered offensive or unpleasantly direct
fulsome
adj - said of praise, compliments, etc: so overdone as to be distasteful.
macabre
adj - 1 connected, or to do with, death in some way. 2 causing fear or anxiety; ghastly; gruesome
nebulous
adj - vague; hazy; lacking distinct shape, form or nature
perdition
noun - everlasting punishment after death; damnation; hell
querulous
adj - 1 said of someone or their disposition: inclined or ready to complain. 2 said of a voice, tone or comment, etc: complaining, grumbling or whining
recant
verb - to withdraw or retract (a statement, belief, etc)
relegate
verb - to move someone down to a lower grade, position, status, etc.
stentorian
adj - said of a voice: loud and strong