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To attack, expecially to attck the turth or integrity of someting
Impugn
To revere; to treat as something holy, expecially becuase of great age
Venerate
To scold, usually in disappointment
Reproach
To bring into existance; to create, to cause
Engender
To make better or more tollerable
Ameliorate
Excessive love of one's body or oneself
Narcissism
A strong taste or liking for something
Penchant
One who attacks popular beliefs or institutions
Inconoclast
A dull or trite remark; a cliche
Platitude
The belief that there are no values or morals in the universe
Nihilism
To attack, expecially to attck the turth or integrity of someting
Impugn
To revere; to treat as something holy, expecially becuase of great age
Venerate
To scold, usually in disappointment
Reproach
To bring into existance; to create, to cause
Engender
To make better or more tollerable
Ameliorate
Excessive love of one's body or oneself
Narcissism
A strong taste or liking for something
Penchant
One who attacks popular beliefs or institutions
Inconoclast
A dull or trite remark; a cliche
Platitude
The belief that there are no values or morals in the universe
Nihilism
Painfully emotinal; extremely moving; sharp or astute
Poignant
Incapable of being reformed
Incorrigible
Humorous; not serious; clumsily humorous
Facetious
Extra; unnecessary; redundant
Superfluous
Arrogantly assertive of unproven ideas; stubbornly claming that something is beyond dispute
Dogmatic
Hating human kind
Misanthropic
Overly dramatic; theatrical
Histrionic
Native; restricted to a particular region or era; indigenous
Endemic
Hardworking; busy; quite dilligent
Assiduous
Stressing usefulness or utility above all other qualities; pragmatic
Utilitarian
To belittle; to say uncomplimentary this about
Disparage
To make worse
Exacerbate
To soothe; to pacify, to ease the pain of ; to relieve
Assauge
To dry out
Desiccate
To convert from one religion or doctrine to another; to recruit converts to a religion or doctrine
Proselytize
Wild living; excessice intemperance
Debauchery
Something not typical; a deveation from the standard
Aberration
Substitute
Surrogate
Surplus; overabundance
Glut
A military action undertaken in revenge for another; an acto of taking "an eye for an eye"
Reprisal
In name only; insignificant
Nominal
Charming in a rustic way; natually peaceful
Idyllic
Timid; lacking in self-confidence
Diffident
Unimaginiative; banal
Pedestrian
Favorable; promising; pointing to a good result
Auspicious
Rude; cranky; illl-tempered
Petulant
Of doubtful authenticity; ficticious; spurious
Apocryphal
Required; necessary
Requisite
Eater to believe; gullible
Credulous
Lazy
Indolent