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Accord
agreement conformity
Acute
sharp, keen
Allegory
symbolic representation
allusion
implied or direct reference
ameliorate
to improve
amenable
submissive
anathema
something that is lothed, cursed
approbation
praise
barbarity
inhumanity
beneficient
doing something good
cajole
coax
caveat
a warning
conjecture
inference
deference
respect for a superior
deplorable
wretched
Desolate
deserted
drivel
nonsense
earnest
seriousness
edifice
building
emancipate
to set free
emulate
imitate
enumerate
count
evanescent
to vanish
exult
rejoice
hackneyed
trite
heterodox
contrary/different
impertinent
irrelevant
incessant
unceasing
incisive
sharp, stinging tone of voice
inclement
severe, stormy
indubitable
unquestionable
infamy
evil reputation
inscrutable
mysterious
invariable
constant
lassitude
fatigue
lurid
melodramatic
marrow
core
melancholy
dejection
misdemeanor
crime less serious than a felony
nebulous
vague
nutriment
nourishing
orthodox
conventional
pathos
evoking pity or compassion
perverse
wrongheaded, contrary
physiognomy
facial features
Plebian
commoner
precocious
mature
proclivity
predisposition
prodigious
huge
propagate
spread
propinquity
closness
providence
divine inspiration
quicken
revive/hasten
raiment
clothing
rend
to tear appart
repudiate
disown
salient
prominent
scathing
bitterly severe
scintillate
sparkle
scruple
qualm
simulate
imitate
stringent
strict
sustenance
nourishment
tempest
storm
throng
crowd
toil
struggle
transcend
overcome
usury
lending money at exorbitant interest rates
vagrant
hobo
venerable
having respect due to age
vestment
overgarment
vigor
intense bodily or mental strength
vitriol
hateful speech
vivacity
sprightly
wanton
being without check or limitation