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apprise
inform
austere
stern, strict, plain or simple
bestow
to confer or present as a girt or an honor
camaraderie
spirit of goodwill, loyalty, good fellowship
circumspect
careful, cautious
correlate
to relate
elation
high spirits, a feeling of exaltation
enormity
extreme wickedness, vastness
exhaustive
leaving nothing out, comprehensive
recrimination
act of making accusations in return
accost
to approach someone and speak first
appraisal
an expert evaluation
furtive
secretive, sneaky
mercenary
greedy, a paid soldier
permeate
to spread throughout
pernicious
very harmful, evil
populace
the common people, the masses
rapacious
greedy, plundering
recalcitrant
defiant, difficult to deal with
acquisition
the act of obtaining something
alleviate
to calm, to easethe suffering of
brusque
abrupt
debacle
an overwhelming defeat
microcosm
a miniature world
rigorous
strict
tenacity
perserverance, persistence
thwart
to oppose
ulterior
beyond what is seen or expressed
wily
crafty, sly
arduous
difficult, laborious
deluge
a great flood, heavy rainfall
enthrall
to captivate, to keep spellbound
grandiose
grand of great in scope, magnificent
impetuous
speeding things up
insatiable
incapable of being satisfied
oracular
mysterious
platitude
cliche
sluice
a channel, a floodgate
synchronize
coordinate
abate
reduce
contrition
sorry for what one has done
effete
worn out
indolence
lazy
inure
to habituate to something undesirable
presumptuous
arrogant
propagate
reproduce
protract
prolong
quadruped
four footed animal
wrest
pull away