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inure
make accustomed to something difficult or painful
paramount
supreme; dominant
ponderous
heavy and slow-moving
irrevocable
irreversible; incapible of being cancled or undone
immutable
unchangeable never changing or varying
apprehension
dread; fear of a future event
denizen
inhabitant of occupant
pensive
dreamily thoughtful
antipathy
feeling of hatred; powerful and deep dislike
filial
pertaining to or due from a son or a daughter
surreptitiously
stealthey; sneaky
luminous
glowing; giving off light
quizzical
puzzled; questioning
pedantically
putting undue attention on trivial points of scholarship
bibliophile
book lover or collector
contrivance
artificial arrangement invention plan or mechanical advice
misanthropy
hatred or mistrust of people
deresive
mocking
supplicating
humble appeal or request
placidly
calm undisturbed
ingenious
made or done in a clever or inventive way
perversity
stubborn opposition; rejection of what is considered right or good
reproach
blame; expression of dissapproval
sidle
move sideways; especially in a shy or sneaky manner
furtive
acting as if trying not to be seen
cowering
draw back or huddle in fear
listlessly
having no energy or interest
discordant
clashing; not in harmony
lament
say with regret or sorrow
fiasco
complete failure