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To hate or lothe intensely
Abominate
To shorten in duration or extent; to diminsh
Abridge
Intense ill will
Animosity
Favorable, promising
Auspicious
To beseige; to surround with an army
Beleaguer
A person to whome secrets are told
Confidant
One of the parts that make up a whole.
2. A voter represented by a particular official.
Constituent
Unjust; wicked.
Iniquitous
To adjust to and accept unpleasent or undesirable conditions.
Inure
To complain or protest strongly.
Inveigh
A person or thing that has held a position or office before another.
Predecessor
Acts that intentionally damage, hinder, or seek to discredit.
Sabotage
Taking pleaasure in causing pain.
Sadistic
Harshly critical
Scathing
1. To become apparent; to come to ligh.
2. To happen or occur
Transpire
A distinctive atmosphere or feeling that seems to surround someone or something; a distinctive appearance or impression.
Aura
Lacking freshness; trite.
Banal
To confuse or bewilder.
Bemuse
Fully aware; taking notice.
Cognizant
1. A riddle whose answer is a play on words.
2. A puzzle or problem that is difficult or impossible to solve
Conundrum
Short-lived; staying temporarily.
Evanescent
A helper or assistant with a wifde range of duties and responsibilities.
Factotum
1. Impressibe because of large size or scope.
2. Characterized by pretense of grandeur or absurd exaggeration.
Grandiose
To influence or persuade.
Induce
Refusing to compromise or change one's position on an issue.
Intransigent
Full of praise
Laudatory
Dash or flamboyance in style or action.
Panache
Petty or insignificant; concerned with trifling matters.
Picayune
An inclination; preference.
Predilection
A high point of land that juts out into water.
Promontory