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Avid
adj-1.Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
2.Eager, enthusiastic
Brusque
adj-Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff

Brusqueness,n-The quality or state of being brusque
Concise
adj-Short and to the point
Demean
v-To cause a lowering os self esteem; to lower in reputation or character

Demeaning,adj-Degrading
Despicable
adj-Deserving contempt or scorn
Emulate
v-To try to equal; to imitate
Evoke
v-1.To call forth; to produce
2.To bring to mind, often by suggestion

Evocative,adj-Creating something agin, especially through imagination
Excruciating
adj-Very painful
Inaugurate
v-To install in office with a formal ceremony
2.To begin officially or mark the opening of

Inauguration,n-The act of installing in office
Pervade
v-To spread throughout

Pervasive,adj-Spreading Throughout
Proprietor
n-The owneer of a store or other business
Psuedonym
n-A fictiuos name used by an author; a pen name
Rebuff
v-1.To reject bluntly
2.To drive back
n-1.A blunt rejection
2.An abrupt setback in progress
Resilient
adj-1.Capable of recovering quickly from misfortune
2. Returning quickly to an original shape or condition

Resilience,n-1.The ability to recover
2. The ability to spring back
Turbulent
adj-1.Chaotic;unruly
2.Stormy;tempestuous

Turbulence,n-1.Great disturbence or agitation
2.Rapid changes in wind speed and direction in the atmosphere