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austere
severe or stern in manner, simple, plain, harsh or sour in flavor
beneficent
doing good
cadaverous
corpse, pale
concoct
make a dish, invent or devise
crass
coarse, unfeeling, stupid
debase
degrade, lower in character
desecrate
pollute, treat badly
disconcert
confuse, disturb composure of
grandiose
grand, exaggerated
inconsequential
unimportant
infraction
breaking a law
mitigate
make milder or softer, moderate in force or intensity
pillage
rob goods, booty
prate
talk a lot in foolish or aimless fashion
punctilious
careful and excat
redoubtable
inspiring fear or awe
reprove
scold, find fault with
restitution
restoring someone to rightful position, making good on an argument
stalwart
brave, resolute
vulnerable
open to attack
acrimonious
bitter in temper or tone
bovine
cow or ox, sluggish, unresponsive
consternation
dismay, confusion
corpulent
fat, large bulky body
disavow
deny responsibility for or connection with
dispassionate
impartial, calm, free from emotion
dissension
disagreement, diff of opinion
dissipate
scatter,dispel
expurgate
remove objec passgea from text, purify
gauntlet
challenge, armed men
hypothetical
guess or assumption
ignoble
mean, low, base
impugn
attack as false
intemperate
lacking self control
odium
hatred, disgrace resulting from hateful conduct
perfidy
faithlessness, treachery
relegate
place in lower position, banish
squeamish
easily shocked or upset
subservient
submissively obidient
susceptible
open to, easily influenced
abate
less in amount, subside
adulation
excessive praise
anathema
object of intense dislike
astute
crafty, showing practical wisdom
avarice
greedy, esp for money
culpable
deserving blame
dilatory
delay, procrastinate
egregious
standing out from the mass in a bad way
equivocate
vaugue, more than one interpretation
evanescent
vanishing, passing away, light and airy
irresolute
cant make up ones mind
nebulous
cloudlike, vague, confused
novice
beginner at something
penury
extreme poverty
pretentious
done for show
recapituale
review facts, to sum up
resuscitate
revive, bring back to existence
slovenly
untidy, dirty, careless
supposition
assumed or taken for granted
torpid
inactive, sluggish, dull