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multifarious
(adj) having great variety; numerous and diverse
stultify
(v) to make ineffective or useless, cripple; to have a dulling effect on
assiduous
(adj) persistent, attentive, diligent
limpid
(adj) clear, transparent; readily understood
ingenuous
(adj) innocent, simple; frank, sincere
indemnity
(n) a payment for damage or loss
sophomoric
(adj) immature but overconfident; conceited
capricious
(adj) subject to whims or passing fancies
feasible
(adj) possible, able to be done
fortitude
(n) courage in facing difficulties
ascertain
(v) to find out
assent
(v) to express agreement;
(n) agreement
diffident
shy, lacking self-confidence; modest, reserved
venal
(adj) open to or marked by bribery or corruption
commodious
(adj) roomy, spacious
augment
(v) to make larger, increase
delete
(v) to erase, wipe out, cut out
bequeath
(v) to give or pass on as an inheritance
invulnerable
(adj) not able to be wounded or hurt; shielded against attack
squalid
(adj) filthy, wretched, debased
deft
(adj) skillful, nimble
benefactor
(n) one who does good to others
repose
(v) to rest; lie; place
(n) relaxation; peace of mind, calmness
amicable
(adj) peaceable, friendly
unfeigned
(adj) sincere, real, without pretense
affiliated
(adj) associated, connected
exhilarate
(v) to enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to
panacea
(n) a remedy for all ills, cure-all; an answer to all problems
expunge
(v) to erase, obliterate, destroy
culinary
(adj) of or related to cooking or to the kitchen
punitive
(adj) inflicting or aiming at punishment
harass
(v) to disturb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks
inclement
(adj) stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action
sojourn
(n) temporary stay;
(v) to stay for time
negligible
(adj) so unimportant that it can be disregarded
inopportune
(adj) coming at a bad time; not appropriate
martinet
(n) a strict disciplinarian; a stickler for the rules
warily
(adv) cautiously, with great care
cursory
(adj) hasty, not thorough
belligerent
(adj) given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive
(n) one at war, one engaged in war