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Affinity
Likeness based on relationship or casal connection,preference,attraction to , liking.
A natural attraction or liking
Brevity
briefness; shortness or duration
Brusque
blunt;Rudely,Abrupt; curt
Clemency
Mercy;mercy in judging;leniency
unhappiness
Coalesce
to join; to merge to form one whole
Copious
plentiful;abundant;in plentiful supply
Dearth
A shortage; a scarcity; lack
Decadence
a decline; a condition of moral deterioration;decay
derency
Dispassionate
unemotional, not influenced by emotion; impartial
Eloquent
strring
extermely, expensive and persuasive moving
Exemplary
excellent;worthy of imitation;praise worthy
Exuberance
joy;to twist and turn as in pain or discomfort
Fledgling
Freshman,one that is new; new and untried or inexperienced
Frivolous
light-hearted; not sensible; not properly serious; silly
hackneyed
lacking of freshness or orginality; overused
heist
a burglary or theft
incessant
ceaseless;continuing follow without interption
incidental
secondary; occuring as a minor consequence of something move important minor
indefatigable
untiring; never getting tired
insolvent
without money; unable to pay debts; penniless
jargon
technical language; the specialized langage of people in the same profession
lampoon
to make fun of; to attack or ridicule through humorous imitation; to spoof
levity
light-heartedness; lightness of manner or speech merriness
meander
to wander; to move aimlessly; wader lazily; stray
misanthrope
an antisocial person; a person who hates or distrust humankind
morse
gloomy;very gloomy or sullen
nonchalance
lack of concern; casual indifference
opulence
wealth, riches; luxury
parsimonious
stingy; to thrifty; miserly
peripheral
of little importance; irrelevent
prodigal
extravagant; wasteful and reckless with money
progeny
childern;desendents;offspring
proximity
the quality or state of being proximate; closeness
querulous
discontented; complaining; whiming, cross
reproach
an expression of disapproval; blame; a rebuke
respite
time off; a short period of rest or relief; a vacation
sagacious
keen on sence; wise
stoic
showing no distress; seemingly uneffected by pain or discomfort
substantiate
to prove; to support; verify; confirm
supplant
to replace; to displace
surreptitious
secret; done in a secert or sly way; stealthy
torpor
drowsiness; a state or mental or physical in activity; sluggishness
unassailable
not laible; undeniable
unobtrusive
not noticable; not readily noticable or eye catching
unscathed
unhurt; not harmed or injured
vacillate
to hesitate; to sway indecisively between two opinions to waver
voluminous
full; big; large; bulky
voracious
greedy;raven;consuing or eager to consume large amounts; instiable
writhe
squirm; high-spirited enthusiasn; to bend
accolade
an experssion of approval praise
affable
good-natured; friendly; easy to get along with
apocryphal
fictitious; of doubtful authenticity; not genunine
appall
to horrify; to shock; dismay
assuage
to make severe to relieve or lessen
blasphemy
an insult to something holy
cenure
disapproval
contract
to become smaller; to reduce in size; becompressed
desultory
random; moving from one thing to another in an un planned way
enmity
hosility; hatred
erroneous
in error;mistaken
garbled
distorted; mixed up to such a extent as to be misleading or incomprehendible
garner
to gather; to collect
loquacious
talking too much; very talkative
obtuse
dimwitted; slow to understand; dull
opaque
difficult to understand or explain; obscure; incomprehensible
paucity
lack; a scarcity; an insufficiency
peruse
to inspect; to examine; read with great care
profane
ungrammatical
recapitulate
to sum up; to summerize or repeat briefly; to state again
rescind
to cancel; to take back; to repeal
recluse
a loner; a hermit; a person who leads a solitary life
renounce
to disown; to reject; give up; cast off;
scrutinize
to look at closely; to inspect; to examine
stagnant
motionless; not moving; not flowing
uniform
unvarying; all or always the same; without variety
Heretic
a rebel;a person who holds unpopular or unaccepted beliefs; dissenter; nonconformist
incite
to urge on; to stir up
langish
to do poorly; to lose strength; fail in health; be weak
Clamor
loud noise; a loud cry
duplicity
deceit; deliberate deceptiveness
vilify
to speak evil of; to make abusive statements about
untenable
unable to defended; insupportable
irresolute
unble to decide- uncertain how to think or act; undecided
eqivocal
vague open to more that are interpretation and often intended to mislead
Cognaizant
conscious of; aware
negligent
careless
ludicrous
ridiculous; laughable
lavish
overly luxurious;extraveagent
kindle
to inspire; to stir up; or arouse
commeiserate
to express sorrow; to sympathize; express compassion
expedient
self-interested;self-serving;convenient
hindrance
a barrier;an obstacle; impediment
cacophony
unpleasant noise
diatribe
a calm discussion
infraction
a breaking of a law or rule; a violation
gravity
seriousness
edifice
a structure; a building, especiallyof large, imposing size
somber
very serious;severity; weight importance
effervescent
lively, bubbling with high spirits; exhilarated
irascible
bad tempered;easily angered; irritable