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abound
To be great in number or amount. verb
autonomy
Self-government or the right of self-government; self-determination. noun
carp
To find fault in a disagreeable way; complain fretfully. verb
conducive
Tending to cause or bring about; contributive. adj.
daunt
To abate the courage of; discourage. verb
discern
To perceive with the eyes or intellect; detect. verb
explicate
To make clear the meaning of; explain. verb
gloat
To feel or express great, often malicious, pleasure or self-satisfaction. verb
inalienable
That cannot be transferred to another or others. adj.
lament
To express grief for or about; mourn. verb
malleable
Capable of being shaped or formed. adj.
mutable
Capable of or subject to change or alteration. adj.
odious
Arousing or meriting strong dislike, aversion, or intense displeasure. adj.
pastoral
Of or relating to shepherds or herders. adj.
qualm
A sudden feeling of sickness, faintness, or nausea. noun.
reprieve
To postpone or cancel the punishment of. verb. or noun
sordid
Filthy or dirty; foul. Depressingly squalid; wretched. adj.
vehement
Marked by or full of vigor or energy; strong. adj.
zealous
Filled with or motivated by zeal; fervent. adj.
acquittal
The state of being found or proved not guilty. noun.
balmy
Having the quality or fragrance of balm; soothing. adj.
censure
An expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism. or to criticize. noun/verb
contemptuous
Manifesting or feeling contempt; scornful. adj.
decrepit
Weakened, worn out, impaired. adj.
edify
To instruct especially so as to encourage intellectual, moral, or spiritual improvement
facilitate
To make easy or easier. verb
heresy
An opinion or a doctrine at variance with established religious beliefs. noun
inanimate
Not having the qualities associated with active, living organisms. adj
livid
Discolored, as from a bruise; black-and-blue. Extremely angry; furious.adj.
mannerism
A distinctive behavioral trait; an idiosyncrasy. noun.
opportune
Suited or right for a particular purpose. adj.
pauper
One who is extremely poor. noun.
quibble
To find fault or criticize for petty reasons; cavil. verb
requisite
required or requirment. adj or noun
succumb
To submit to another force. verb
vulnerable
Susceptible to physical or emotional injury. adj.
amiable
Friendly and agreeable in disposition; good-natured and likable. adj.
bourgeois
middle class. noun
clemency
A disposition to show mercy. noun.
contend
To maintain or assert. To strive in controversy or debate; dispute. verb
delectable
Greatly pleasing; delightful. adj or noun
emancipate
To free from bondage. verb
facsimile
copy or reproduction; fake. adj or noun
immaculate
Impeccably clean; spotless. adj.
infallible
Incapable of erring. adj
loathe
To hate/dislike. verb
mediocre
Average. adj
notoriety
ill fame. adj
ornate
very decorated/gaudy. adj
plausible
realistic. adj
rankle
To become sore or inflamed; fester. To irritate. verb
sardonic
scornfully mocking. adj.
timourous
timid. adj.
wane
disappear. verb
atrocious
horrible. adj
callous
hardened. adj.
coffer
a strongbox. noun
curtail
To cut short or reduce. verb
diminutive
extremely small. adj or noun
evade
avoid. verb
flagrant
offensive or flaming. adj.
inaccessible
cannot be accesed. adj.
invincible
unconquerable. adj.
malignant
pernicious, malevolent or threatening to life. adj
oblivious
unaware. adj
meticulous
careful and precise. adj
painstaking.
diligint, great pains. adj
precarious
lacking stability, unknown. adj.
reactionary
wanting to return to former times/policies. adj.
simulate
to mimic or copy. verb
transcend
to go beyond the limits, to excel. verb
wreak
destroy. verb