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Abate
To reduce in amount, degree, or intensity
Advocate
To speak, plead, or argue in favor of
Agape
In a state of wonder or amazement, as with the mouth wide open
Alien
Belonging to, characteristic of, or constituting another and very different place, society, or person
Amorphous
Lacking definite form
Assuage
To make (something burdensome or painful) less intense or severe
Beacon
A signaling or guiding device, such as a lighthouse, located on a coast.
Bias
To influence in a particular, typically unfair direction
Boisterous
Rough and stormy
Carnal
Of or relating to the body or flesh
Conflagration
A large destructive fire.
Debaucheries
Extreme indulgence in sensual pleasures
Desolate
Rendered unfit for habitation or use
Fanatic
A person marked or motivated by an extreme, unreasoning enthusiasm, as for a cause.
Felicitous
Admirably suited
Frugal
Practicing or marked by economy, as in the expenditure of money or the use of material resources
Futile
Having no useful result.
Gaunt
Thin and bony
Hedonism
Pursuit of or devotion to pleasure, especially to the pleasures of the senses.
Indigenous
Originating and living or occurring naturally in an area or environment
Impudent
Characterized by offensive boldness
Incessant
Continuing without interruption
Inert
Unable to move or act.
Inscrutable
Difficult to fathom or understand
Intermittent
Stopping and starting at intervals
Lethargy
A state of sluggishness
Mettlesome
spirited
Miasma
A noxious atmosphere or influence
Opaque
Impenetrable by light
Opulent
Possessing or exhibiting great wealth
Permeated
To spread or flow throughout;
Prefecture
The district administered or governed by a prefect
Profuse
Plentiful
Pugnacity
Combative in nature
Recoil
To shrink back, as in fear or repugnance.
Remorse
Moral anguish arising from repentance for past misdeeds
Respite
A usually short interval of rest or relief
Reverence
A feeling of profound awe and respect and often love
Scrutiny
A close, careful examination or study
Serene
Unaffected by disturbance
Slatternly
untidy
Stout
Having or marked by boldness, bravery, or determination
Succinct
Characterized by clear, precise expression in few words
Suppurated
To form or discharge pus
Taciturn
Habitually untalkative
Timidity
Lacking self-confidence
Tranquil
Free from commotion or disturbance
Tumulus
An ancient grave mound
Unerringly
Committing no mistakes
Volition
The act or an instance of making a conscious choice or decision.
Xenophobia
A person unduly fearful or contemptuous of that which is foreign, especially of strangers or foreign peoples.
Costersteration
A state of paralyzing dismay