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abhor
to shrink from in disgust; bathe
agile
able to move quickly/easily
augmenting
to increase
contempt
despising
dissemble
to disguise; to hide one's true feelings
eloquence
speech/writing that's vivid, fluid, graceful and persuasive
exalted
to raise in rank, power, or character; to praise highly
Exorbitant
much to high; excessive
fickle
inconsistant
futile
having no useful result; w/o effect
glowering
to stare angrily
imminent
about to occur
indolently
lazily
insiduous
awaiting a chance to trap; characterized by treachery/evil
loathsome
very unpleasant; disgusting
maudlin
tearfully gentle; kind from too much liquor
oppression
cruel/unjust use of authority/power
palpable
capable of being touched; tangible
pensive
lost in sober/sad thought
pernicious
deadly, harmful
precariously
insecurely; in a dangerous way
procure
to get something
prodigious
exciting amazement/wonder; huge, enormous
profoundly
showing great knowledge or understanding; very deeply felt
scourge
cause of great suffering;destruction - whip/punishment
tedious
repetitive from boringness
transgressionn
violation
unwieldy
difficult to manage or handle from size/weight
vortex
a mass of whirling fluid; whirlpool
anguish
great physical/mental suffering; agony