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optimum
most favorable part
proliferate
to multiply quickly
prodigious
impressively great
endorse
to give approval of or support to
indulgently
as if doing one a favor
indefatigably
tirelessly
monogamy
practice of being married to only one person at a time
axiomatic
self-evident; not needing proof
insurmountable
impossible to overcome
annihilating
completely overwhelming or incapacitating
ruminating
meditating; thinking
contemptuous
disgraceful; scornful
caste
social class
chronic
recurring; continual
plaintive
mournful; sorrowful
benevolently
harmlessly; in a beneficial way
cajolery
urging with gentle repeating appeals, teasing, or flattery
unabashed
calm; not disconcerted or embarrassed
reciprocated
returned or mutually shared
precipice
a cliff or rock overhang
unprecedented
having never happened before
inexorably
relentlessly
inconceivable
unbelievable
lecherous
indulgently in excessive sexual activity
patronizingly
in a condescending manner
asset
a thing of value
imperceptibly
unable to be detected by the senses
ignominy
disgrace
appalling
shocking or astounding
intrinsically
inherently or instinctual; as a part of the nature of a thing itself
vitrified
made to look like glass
subversive
undermining; damaging to authorities
odious
arousing a strong dislike or disgust
apprehensively
anxiously
ingratiating
making oneself favorable to another
moribund
about to die
flaccid
flabby; listless
sublime
noble; majestic; impressive
ordure
bodily waste; excrement
decondition;
regress; revert to old ways
irresolute
undecided
reparation
compensation; something offered to make amends
bestial
lacking reason and intellect; like a beast
carapace
hard outer covering
impunity
exemption from punishment
parenthetically
as if in parenthesis; aside
gesticulating
bodily movement particularly for emphasis
postulates
things taken for granted without the necessity of proof
luminous
emitting light; enlightened
flagrantly
obviously; conspicuously; in a big way
pneumatic;
filled with air
compunction
regret or remorse for wrongdoing