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dejected
in low spirits
aspire
to set one's hopes and desires upon, or seek to attain, a high aim or noble object
concise
expressed in few words
radiant
shining brightly, emitting rays of light
flaunt
to display with great show or impudence
bias
1. prejudice, strong inclination toward a particular opinioin or desire
2.to influence , to prejudice
agitate
to stir forcefully or keep in motion; to disturb or excite
evoke
to call forth, to bring out
adapt
to make suitable, to modify
bizarre
strange or eccentric in appearence or manner
adverse
opposed; hostile; unfavorable
lurk
to lie in wait, hidden or in a sneaking manner
malice
ill will; bad feeling
verify
to prove to be true by demonstration, evidense, or testimony
vain
1. Having no value or signifigance
2. having or showing a high regard for one's self look, possesions, ability; conceited
repulsive
causing strong dislike
fortitude
courage or spiritual strenght in the face of adversity
subtle
thin, rare, not dense or heavy
delicate, skillful, or clever
hard to solve or detect
animosity
intense hatred; hostility; strong dislike
jeer
to make fun of in an insulting manner
corpulent
very fat
rant
to use noisy or violently extravagent language; to utter in a theatrical manner
omen
a prophetic sign or utterance
err
to make a mistake, to go wrong
taut
tightly stretched as a rope; tense
devout
reverently attentive to religious activities and duties
rustic
1.(adj)of or living in the country; rural; lacking refinement
2.(noun) a country person, especialy one regarded as unsophisticated, simple
nautical
pertaining to sailors ships and sailing
exploit
a deed or heroic act
to utilize, to use (unfairly) for one's own benifit
caricature
a distorted representation of a person in which one characteristic feature, mannerism, or peculiarity, is exaggerated or made to look ridiculous to produce a comic effect
digress
to turn aside; to get off the main subject in talking or writing
academic
1.pertaining to a college or other institution of learning
2. theoretical rather than practical
accelerate
to speed up
replenish
to refill or provide a new supply for
lax
not strict
acclimate
to get used to
grime
deeply ingrained dirt
compact
1.an agreement between parties
2.firmly held together, closely united
wrath
intense anger, rage, fury
clarify
to make clear or understandable