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abate
to make less in amount, degree,
adulation
praise or flattery that is excessive
anathema
an object of intense dislike
astute
shrewd, crafty
avarice
a greedy desire, particularly for wealth
culpable
deserving blame, worthy of condemnation
dilatory
tending to delay or procrastinate, not prompt
egregious
conspicuous, standing out form the mass
equivocate
to speak ot act in a way that allows more than one interpretion
evanescent
vanishing, soon passing away
irresolute
unable to make up one's mind, hesitating
nebulous
cloudlike, resembling a cloud
novice
one whi is just a beginner at some activity requiring skill and experience
penury
extreme poverty, barrenness
pretentious
done for show
recapitulate
to review a series of facts
resuscitate
to revive, bring back to consciousness
slovenly
untidy, dirty, careless
supposition
something that is assumed or taken for granted
torpid
inactive, sluggish, dull