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Affable
adj-easy and pleasant to speak to, approachable
The friendly boatman was affable, i felt like i could tell him anything.
droll
adj-amusingly odd or whimsically comical
I went and saw a droll little performance this weekend, it was a funny lil piece.
dubious
adj-fruaght with uncertainty or doubt, undecided
I was dubious on whether i would get to go to the movies this weekend.
enmity
n-deep seated often mutual hatred
my arch enmity has been trying to eliminate me for ages.
obsequious
adj-full of or exhibiting servile compliance, fawning
The servant was obsequious in all they did, a most becoming trait on one of that station.
acrostic
n-a poem or series of lines in which certain letters, usually the first in each line, form a name, motto, or message when read in sequence.
Flowers are pretty
Unicorns are nice
Cinderella was lucky
Ken is my fiance
You are my best friend
Old people are wierd
Undersea creatures are neat
Doublet
n-a close fitting jacket, with or without sleeves, worn by european men between 15th and 17th centuries
the swarthy nobleman had a lovely doublet round his strapping chest.
retinue
n-retainers or attendants accompanying a high ranking person
The kings retinue consisted or 50 men. all were bound to protect him
whelp
n-an impudent young fellow
The lil whelp had it in for em
abject
adj-brought low in condition or status
THe abjected mans reputation was in shambles.
epigrams
n-short witty poem expressing a single thought or observation
omg...look at her butt
it is like SO big!
insolence
n-the trait of being rude and impertinent, inclined to take liberties
kellee is an insolent boy who should keep his hands to himself.
vacuous
adj-lacking intelligence stupid
mike, laurens ex, is very vacuous
defiled
adj-morally blemished, stained or impure
The bhramin was defiled by touching the untouchable.
obstinate
adj-stubbornly adhering to an attitude opinion or course of action obdurate
The vegan was obstinate in her ideals about animal rights.
omniscient
adj-having total knowledge, knowing everything
The priest believed himself to be omniscient.
stoic
n-one who is seemingly indifferent to or unaffected by joy grief pleasure or pain
THe samanas goal was to be a stoic
vermin
n- a person considered loathsome or highly offensive
the vermin of a man, was most dispicable.
avowal
n-a frank admission or acknowledgement
cyrano finally made an avowal of his love for roxane
desolate
adj-bereft of friends or hope, sad and forlorn
The outcast was desolate
bequeath
v-to leave or give by will
i will bequeathed my house to johnny when i die
eloquence
n-the quality of persuasive, powerful expression
the eloquence of the politician most likely secured the election for him
Heresy
n-a controversial or unorthodox opinion or doctrine, as in politics, philosophy or science
The follower of martin luther was convicted of heresy to the roman catholic church.
quintessence
the pure highly concentrated essence of a thing.
the quiintessence of vanilla is useful in baking, and has a very pleasant fragrance.
slanders
v-to make a false and malicious statement or report buot someone
The crappy newspapers slander various people to try to get u to read them