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Alacrity
Cheerful willingness; eagerness
Alleviate
To make (pain, for example) more bearable
Antithesis
The direct or exact opposite
Appall
strike with disgust or revulsion
Covetous
Marked by extreme desire to acquire or possess
Disparage
To speak of in a slighting or disrespectful way
Droll
Amusingly odd or whimsically comical
Edict
A formal pronouncement or command.
Elucidate
To make clear or plain, especially by explanation; CLARIFY.
Intervene
To come, appear, or lie between two things
Laud
To give praise to; glorify
Loll
To move, stand, or recline in an indolent or relaxed manner
Loquacious
Very talkative; garrulous.
Magnanimous
Courageously noble in mind and heart. Unselfish
Mandatory
Required or commanded by authority; obligatory
Nondescript
Lacking distinctive qualities; having no individual character or form
Phlegmatic
Having or suggesting a calm, sluggish temperament; unemotional.
Rescind
To make void; repeal or annul.
Vivacious
Full of animation and spirit; lively
Whet
To sharpen (a knife, for example); hone. Stimulate.