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alienate
to turn away feelings or affections; estrange
elated
in high spirits; exultantly proud and joyful; overjoyed
epigram
a witty saying expressing a single thought
fatalistic
believing that all events in life are inevitable and determined by fate
lackadaisical
uninterested; listless; spiritless
numismatist
a coin collector
obtrude
to force oneself into a situation uninvited; intrude, impose
paucity
a sacrcity; lack; insuffiencient
pensive
dreamily thoughtful; reflective
amalgamate
to combine; unite, blend,
antiquated
no longer used or useful; very old; out-of-date
beleaguer
to besiege by encircling (as with an army) to harass; surround, annoy
caricature
an exaggerated portrayel of one's features; cartoon
dally
to waste time; to dwadle,loiter
demented
mentally ill; insane;deranged
licentious
morally unrestrained; immoral, lewd
felonious
pertaining to ot constituting s msjor crime; criminal
gorge
to eat or swallow greedily
hone
to sharpen
opiate
a narcotic used to cause sleep or bring relief from pain
ambidextrous
equally skillful with either hand
animate
to give life ot motion to; encourage
belated
delayed; tardy
chauvinist
one having a fanatical devotion to a country, gendern or religion with contempt for other countries, opposite sex, and other beliefs
delude
to mislead; to fool; deceive
edifice
a large, elaborate structure; an imposing building; fortress
egalitarian
promoting equal rights for all people
knead
to work dough or clay into a uniform mixture; squeeze, rub, press
ostentatious
marked by shoy, display; grandiose
blight
anything that destroys, prevents growth, pr causes devalueation; disease, affilction
denizen
an occupant; citizen
elude
to escape notice; get away; avoid
entice
to attract by offering reward or pleasure
fallow
inactive
fealty
obligated loyalty; devotion
gambit
maneuver or action used to gain an advantaged; maneuver
gratify
to please
laggard
a slow person, especially one who falls behind; straggler
obsequy
a funeral rite or ceremony
advocate
to recommend; to speak in favor of; promote
bandy
to exchange words; to discuss casually
charisma
a personal appeal
dastardly
cowardly; dishonorable
efface
to obiterate; to wipe out;erase
entity
anything having existence
gist
the main point
jaded
worn out; exhausted
nepotism
a favoritism shown to family or friends
begrudge
to resent another sucess; to envy
mandarin
an influential person; a member of an elite group
glutinous
gluey; sticky
enmity
deep-seated hostility; hatred
declaim
to speak in a drmamtic manner; trumpet
imbue
to inspire; to saturate
gaff
a pole with a large hook
quaff
to drink in large quantities
bibliophile
a lover of books
gird
to prepare for an event or an action; brace
daunt
to make afraid
flux
a state of continual change ot movement; not stable
hovel
a wretched living place
cadaverous
of or like a corpse; phastly
gothic
of the middle ages
penury
extreme poverty
egress
an exit; passage
felicity
happiness bliss
despot
a dictator with absolute power