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Contemptible
despicable;hateful;low
obtuse
not sharp-edged or pointed;blunt;dull;slow to understand
ideally
perfectly;in theory
chronic
lasing a long time;constant;habitual
impertinent
disrespectful;rude and impolite;unrelated to a given topic
bland
doothing;milk;dull
pessimistic
expecting things to turn out basle;gloomy
Malicious
Harmful;mean;spiteful
diligent
hardworking;painstaking
incomprehensile
impossible to understand;obscure
gaudy

intimate characterizing ones dwwpest nature; very clost association; a close personal friend
tastlesly cheap and showy;flashy
jovial
full of playful good humor;genial and jolly
extrovents
a person who is outgoing and interested in others
quota
an allotment; a proportional
congeniality
compatibility;friendliness;agreeableness;pleasantness
dupe
a person easily tricked or deceived
tycoon
a powerful business persdon or industrialist;magnate
cynic
aperson who believes tha people act only from selfish motives;a scornful person
intimate
characterizing ones dwwpest nature; very clost association; a close personal friend
gaudy

intimate characterizing ones dwwpest nature; very clost association; a close personal friend
tastlesly cheap and showy;flashy
jovial
full of playful good humor;genial and jolly
extrovents
a person who is outgoing and interested in others
quota
an allotment; a proportional
congeniality
compatibility;friendliness;agreeableness;pleasantness
dupe
a person easily tricked or deceived
tycoon
a powerful business persdon or industrialist;magnate
cynic
aperson who believes tha people act only from selfish motives;a scornful person
intimate
characterizing ones dwwpest nature; very clost association; a close personal friend
Implement
tool;instrument;to carry out; accomplish ;fulfill
surmount
to overcome;to rise above;to be above or on top
adversaly
an opponent; an enemy
wrangle
a noisy quarrel or brawl;to quarrel or bicker;to win or obtain by argument; to herd
homage
something done or given to show respect or honor; an act of intellgiance
precedent
an act that serves as an example for later acts
acknowledge
to admit; to recongnize the rights or authority of;to express thanks for
objective
real true;concernted with realities and not the thinking of the person ;detached and without prejudice;a purpose something aimed for
elude
to escape from or avoid;to escape the understanding of
exploits
a bold or brilliant act ;to use to ful advantage; to make unfair use of
lax
loose or slack;relaxed careless;not strict
evict
to fouse a person by law to leave a bulding the person has leasedor rented; to fouce out, reject
ostracize
to shut out or exclude from a group; to banish
incompatible
unable to agree or get along;conflicting; mismatched
solvent
able to meed financial obligations;able to dissolve another substance; a liquid capable of dissolving another substance
subsequent
later;coming after ;following in time
formidable
hard to overcome or deal with; causeing frea; awe-inspiring
addicted
given up to a habit or compulsion
radical
fundamental or basic;favoring basic or drastic change ;extreme departure from the usual ;something holding radical views
defraud
to take away or deprive of a right or property by deceit; to swindle
jaunts
a short pleasant trip;excursion;to make a short trip
apathy
lock of emotion or feeling;indifferent;lack of interest, concern,or spirit
tantalizing
tempting;tormenting or teasing by keeping something in sight but out of reasch
inverse
invertied; reversed;opposite; the opposite
repast
a mean;food eaten at a meal
cascade
a small, steep waterfall;something that falls in a manner similar to that of a waterfall;to fall or drip with a rushing movement
ravenous
extremely hungary, predatory; greedy
pungant
sharply affecting the sence of taste or smell; sharp ;keen;biting
induction
an act of enrolling or bringing someone into a group, or of formally placing in office;the rocess of arriving at a generalization from facts or examples
sage
very wise,preceptive;having wisdom gained from experience;an herb used to season food; a very wise person
buoyant
able to float;able to bounce back after a reverse or setback; cheerful
incandescent
glowing with intence heat; very bright;shining;brilliant;describing a light bulb that produces light with a filament in a vacuum
benign
not harmful;gentle;good-natured
murky
dark;gloomy;misty; hard to understand
incessant
unceasing;never stopping
invigorating
giving vapir to;enlivening;filling with energy
opaque
not lettting light through;not transparent; hard to understand
oppressive
tyrannical;hard to take;mentally or physically distressing
animated
filled with life;lively;seeming alive;lifelike
congruent
in agreement;harmonious;corresonding
passive
acted upson rather than acting; yielding withourt resistance;submissive
abrasive
a substance used for grinding ;an irritant;causing irritaion
reconcile
to bring together; to bring into harmony;to make friends again
denote
to be a signof ;to indicate; to signife; to mean explictly
somber
gloomy and sad; solemn and serious
hindrance
an action, person.or thing that impedes; im pediment ;obstacle
turbulent
violently agitated;disorderly; stormy
irreducible
not capable of being makde smaller or simpler
ultimate
last of final; basic;maximum the final point; maximim level
necessitated
to make something unavoidable
figurative
not literally true; using figures of speech
intensive
marked by special effort;deicated; single-minded highly concentrated
metaphors
a figure of speech that contains an implied camparison
adage
an old saying; aproverb
potency
power; strength; force
authenticity
genuine; reliable;true to its type
simile
afigure of speech that compared two unlike things using like or as
cadence
a rhythmic flow or pattern; the timeor beat of the movement in dancing or marching
allusion
an indirect reference, a passing mention
fallacies
a misleading or falce idea;mistaken reasoning
oratory
skillful piblic speaking
ovation
an enthusiastic and prolonged applause; an enthusiastic reception or tribute
replica
a copy; a reproduction; a duplicate
encore
a further performance given on demand; a demand for futher performance
intonation
the rising and falling pitch of the voice
restrum
a raised platform for public speaking
inventory
the stock of goods or merchandise on hand; an accounting of goods and detalked list; to list merchandise or belongings
soliloque
a speech a character makes to himself or herself on stage the reveals his or her thoughts to the audience
tripod
a threed legged stance for a camera; anything that stands on three legs
ingenuous
frank, straightforward; simple;innocent; unsopisticated;naive
inaudible
inable to be heard
dominant
of first imporance ; most frequeny; overruling
mimic
one who imitates another ; to make fun of by imitating; to cope closely
discretion
good judgement, wise caution; individual freedom to judge
hectic
very excited or confusing; hurried
panorama
an unlimted view in all directions; constantly changing scene; a comprehensive surbey; a picture unrolled before the spectator
resourceful
capable of thinking of ways to do things; having the ability to act effectively; clever
orthodox
adhering to accepted beliefs, especially in religion; approbed or conventional
nominal
in name only ;small ;not worth considering
lavish
very generous in giving or spending; costly; abundance ;to give or spend freely