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quixotic
foolishly idealistic; extravagantly chivalrous
olfactory
relating to the sence of smell
overwrought
extremely nervous or excited
gruesome
causing horror; frightful and shocking
inure
to make used to something unpleasent
gamut
an entire range or series
demise
destruction;death
jocose
given to joaking; merry
confide
to tell something in secret
malady
a disease; illness
obtrude
to push forward; to impose
deluge
a great flood
perjury
lying under oath
congenial
suited to one's needs or nature; friendly
partisan
a strong, often militant, supporter
reprehensible
deserving to be severly criticized
perspicacious
having keen perception or understanding
giddy
dizzy; lightheaded
wry
dryly humorous, with a touch of irony
deprecate
to express disaproval of
subdue
to conquer; to make less intense
traverse
to travel over or through
foster
to bring up or nurture
fulcrum
the points on which a lever pivots
sullen
showing silent anger and unwillingness to be pleasent to people
debris
bits and peices of rubbish
petulant
impatient or irritable, esp. over a minor annoyance
meticulous
extremely or excessively careful about details; finicky
congenital
present sice birth; being an essential charachteristic
docile
easy to teach; submissive
apease
to satisfy
nomad
one who has no permanent home
ruse
an action or device intended to deceive
impede
to obstruct
incoherent
not sticking together; not logically connected
definitive
complete
beset
to attack from all sides
specious
seeming to be truthful on the surface, but actually false
frail
easily broken; delicate
hapless
unfortunate; unlucky
contiguous
sharing a common boundary; adjoining
idyllic
pleasing and simple
raucous
loud and harsh
maul
to injure; mangle
genre
a kind, or typre
encumber
to burden or weigh down
fervid
extremely emotional; passionate
dearth
scarcity or lack
fitful
occurring in irregular outbursts; occuring in spurts
auspicious
marked by favorable circumstances