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forbearance
patience
fraught
filled with fear
ambrosia
food of the goods (good taste and smell)
advocate
to urge
aversion
firm dislike
contend
struggle; compete
discriminating
able to see small differences
congruence
corespondence of parts
diffidence
shyness
diffusion
a spreading in directions;like gas
contempt
extreme dislike
adversary
opponent
amenable
easily managed quick to respond
iniquity
evil; wickedness
foreboding
premonition of evil
tyranny
cruel government
scion
offspring, descendant; heir
pensive
sadly thoughtful
perfunctory
mechanical; done without a thought
malignant
having a bad influence
introspective
looking within oneself
interloper
intruder
inherent
firmly established by nature
adulterate
to make impure or spoiled by the addiction of inferior materials
contentious
quarrelsome
sanction
to ratify; approve
fortuitous
accidental; by chance
malign(ed)
to speak ill of others
interdict
to prohibit; to forbid
conglomeration
mass of materail sticking together
schism
a division or split
foppish
vain about appearance (refers to men)
attenuate(d)
to make thin; weaken
ingenuos
naive; young; unsophisticated
ubiquitous
being everywhere
discursive
rambling; not sticking to one subject
mandate
an order
forensic
to do with debate or courts of law
avarice
greed
trajectory
path taken by a projectile
dilema
situation requiring a choice b/w two equally bad alternatives
conjecture
a guess
penury
extreme poverty
fracas
fight
awry
ditorted; crooked