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admonition
a gentle rebuke
androgynous
showing characteristics reminiscent of both man and woman
attrition
grinding down, wearing down
bestial
relating to beasts
cache
hiding place
cherubic
angelic
concerted
mentally devised or planned
credence
belief
denunciation
the act or example of denouncing
discomfiture
disappointment embarrassment
disparate
completely different
eclectic
consisting of elements from many diverse sources
enervate
weaken
expedient
convenient advantageous
fissure
crack in the earth
germane
relevant
hirsute
hairy, bearded
impious
irreverent
impregnable
unconquerable
ingenuous
simple, innocent
invidious
arousing envy
licentious
highly immodest, lustful
malleable
easily shaped or formed
microcosm
a model that reflects a larger thing
miscreant
villain
nepotism
a favoritism toward relatives in professional matters
orthography
correct spelling
peripatetitc
wandering
predilection
strong inclination, partiality
provocative
stimulating or comative
refulgent
shining, glowing
salutary
promoting physical soundness
schematic
having to do with a diagram or drawing
splenetic
melancholy
surcease
to end
surreptitious
stealthy, secret
taxonomy
the science of formal classification and naming
torpor
indifference
tryst
a prearranged meeting, especially one between lovers
transpose
to reverse or to change the position of
umbrage
hurt pride, resentful annoyance
vertigo
a sensation of dizziness and disorientation
vestige
trace
virtiolic
acidic or extremely harsh action
wastrel
spendthrift, wasteful person