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inordinate
unrestrained; excessive
antipathy
a strong feeling of aversion or opposistion
acrid
bitter, harsh to the taste or smell
sycophant
one who attempts to win favor by flattering persons of influence
penchant
a strong inclination; definite and continued liking
ire
anger
excogitate
to think out in great detail
guerdon
reward
deleterious
harmful
fealty
the obligation of a vassal to his feudal lord
ephemeral
short lived
myopic
short-sighted; lacking in discernment
culpability
responsibility for wrong or error
synaesthesia
a phenomenon in which one type of stimulus evokes the sensation of another
lascivious
characterized by lust, lewd
tedium
bordom; monotony
modicum
a small amount of time
metonymy
a figure of speech in which an idea is named by some term designating some associated notion
indolent
lazy
synecdoche
a figure of speech in which a more inclusive term is used to a less inclusive one or vice versa.
"the law for policeman"