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a clever, usually devious, plan for achieving a goal
stratagems
high-spirited, and full of happiness
jocund
to reestablish, a close relationship, to settle or resolve
reconcile
in inspire with love, to captivate in a romantic sense
enamored
immoral or lacking modesty
wanton
the quality of being merciful
lenity
indicates love and/or sexual desire.
amorous
moving or progressing very slowly
tedious
to postpone
prorogued
a hilariously odd action or gesture; a clown
antic
huge and montrous
prodigious
to treat in a disrepectful or rude manner
disparagement
evil or poisonous
baleful
a speech made by a character, usually onstage alone, that reveals his/her inner feelings and thoughts to the audience
soliloquy
increase; multiply
propagate
showing care judgement; able to recognixe things of elegant nature.
discteet
something unpleasant is very likely to happen
portentous
a person who holds controversial opinions, especially on who publicy dissents from the offically accepted beliefs of the Roman Catholic Church
heretics
not capable of being swayed from a course; relentless
inexorable
to read or examine, typically with great care
peruse
a harmful, corrupting infuence; a disease
contagion
not favorable; a bad omen
inauspicious
describes someone who is deep in dreamy and/or depressing thoughts
pensive
ill-tempered; easily annoyed
peevish
gloomy or somber in the way it sounds; slow and sluggish
sullen
to die of suffacation; to interrupt or cut off
stifled
offensive to the senses; disgusting
putrid
great confusion; chaos
pandemonium
to reject somethig because s/he --or it-- is unworthy of you
spurn
small; inadequate
meager
the action of inspecting something closely and thoroughly
scrutiny
to speak each of your words clearly and precisely
enunciate
to slightly burn
singed
to desperately want something; to long/yern for something
coveted
a command; an urgent request
behest
having intense feeling; enthuasiastic
fervent
not capable of being expressed or desccribed
ineffable
to violently assult someone or something with words; a harsh scolding
lambaste
to make something burdensome, or painful, less intense or severe. to calm or pacify
assuage
lacking definite form or boundaries; vague
nebulous
forceful; intense; full of vigor or energy
vehement
a deviation from the normal, proper, or expected way something usually occurs/happens; a departure from the normal or typical
aberration
the act of making an offense or crime seem less serious
palliation
to discover with certainty through examination or experimentation
ascertain
to burden with; to put a heavy load on; to hinder the action or performance of
encumber
to make clear/easily understood, especially through explanation; clarify
elucidate
recklessness; foolish disregard of danger
temerity
to come together as one; to unite many into one; to fuse together
coalesce
abundanly productive; producing offspring or fruit in great abundance; fertile
prolific
passionate; fervet; strong enthusiasm
ardent
to persuade using flattery or gentle urging
cajole
harmful to one's health, mind, or morals; corrupting
noxious
insignificant; worthless
paltry
heavenly, not of this world; airy; intangible
ethereal
accidental good fortune; occuring by chance; serendipitous
fortuitous