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Malleable
capable of being molded, shaped, changed; adaptable
Glint
a gleam, flash, or glitter
Drone
talk on and on in a dull, monotonous way
Vengeance
the return of an injury for an injury; revenge
Supine
lying on the back, face up
Peripheral
lying at the outside or away from the central part
Commiserated
showed sorrow or pity for
Incredulous
doubt or disbelief
Requisition
a written order
Persecution
oppress cruelly or harass constantly
Evade
to escape
Anguish
agonizing physical or mental pain
Lithe
flexible, limber
Deft
skillful
Defiant
openly and boldly resisting
Extricate
set free, release, or disentangle
Pall
boring
Emulate
to imitate or copy
Sadism
getting pleasure from inflicting pain on another
Studious
diligent study
Sullen
resentment, ill humor
Chasm
an abyss or gorge
Inaccessible
not accessible, remote or unapproachable
Immobile
not moving, motionless
Suppress
to keep from being revealed, published or circulated
Obscurity
not well known; not famous
Dissociate
separate, to remove from association
Contemptuous
scornful, insolent, haughty
Tactician
someone skilled in planning military tactics
Magnanimous
courageously noble in mind and heart
Degraded
to lower in dignity, dishonor or disgrace
Vigor
physical or mental strength, energy or force
Vertigo
the sensation of dizziness
Ostentatious
showy
Empathize
to identify with someone's situation, feelings, or motives
Invective
abusive expression or discourse
Deference
courteous respect
Megalomania
psychopathological condition characterized by delusional fantasies or wealth or power
Acquiescence
agreement without protest
Divisive
dissension or discord
Archaic
languages that were once in regular use but are now rare in use
Arcane
known or understood by only a few
Confounding
confusing or perplexing
Ineptitude
absurdity, nonsense
Woefully
deplorably bad or wretched
Disingenuous
insincerity
Unconscionable
without a conscience
Corroborate
to strengthen or support with other evidence
Rebuke
to criticize or reprimand
Regale
to entertain
Preemptive
designed or having the power to deter or prevent
Fastidious
neat or careful
Derisive
mocking, jeering
Atrophied
wasting or decrease in size of a body organ due to injury or lack of use
Ascetic
leading a self-disciplined life, especially as an act of religious devotion
Apathy
lack of interest or concern
Sentient
having sense perception, conscious
Attrition
A gradual decline in number
Reprisals
retaliation for an injury
Exigencies
urgent requirements, pressing needs
Demagogue
a leader who obtains power by appealing to the emotions of the people
Adulation
excessive flattery or admiration
Marauding
to rove or raid in search of plunder
Itinerant
traveling from place to place