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comtemptible
despicable; hateful; low
obtuse
not sharp-edged or pointed; blunt; dull; slow to understand
ideally
perfectly; in theory
chronic
lasting a long time; constant; habitual
incomprehensible
impossible to understand; obscure
impertinent
disrespectful; rude and impolite; unrelated to a given topic
bland
soothing; mild; dull
pessimistic
expecting things to turn out badly; gloomy
malicious
harmful; mean; spiteful
dilligent
hardworking; painstaking
gaudy
tastelessly cheap and showy; flashy
jovial
full of playful good humor; genial and jolly
extrovert
a person who is outgoing and interested in others
abhor
to feel hatred or disgust toward something; to loathe; to reject vehemently
quota
an allotment; proportional to share; a maximum number
congeniality
compatibility; friendliness; aggreableness; pleasantness
dupe
a person easily tricked or deceived; (verb) to deceive someone
tycoon
a powerful business person or industrialist; magnate
cynic
a person who believes that people act only from selfish motives; a scornful person
intimate
characterizing one's deepest nature; very close association; (noun) a close personal friend
implement
tool; instrument; (verb) to carry out; accomplish; fulfill
surmount
to overcome (a difficulty); to rise above; to be above or on top of
adversary
an opponent; an enemy
wrangle
a noisy quarrel or brawl; (verb) to quarrel or bicker; to win or obtain by argument; to herd (livestock)
homage
something done or given to show respect or honor; an act of allegiance
precedent
an act that serves as and example for later acts
acknowledge
to admit; to recognize the rights of authority of; to express thanks for
objective
real, true; concerned with the realities and not hte thinking of the person; detached and without prejudice; (noun) a purpose, something aimed for
alude
to escape from or avoid; to escape the understanding of
exploits
a bold or brilliant act; (verb) to use to full advantage; to make unfair use of
lax
loose or slack; relaxed; careless; not strict
evict
to force a person by law to leave a building the person has leased or rented; to force out, eject
ostrasize
to shut out or exclude from a group; to banish
incompatible
unable to agree or get along; conflicting; mismatched
solvent
able to meet financial obligations; able to dissolve another substance; (noun) a liquid capable of dissolving another substance
subsequent
later; coming after; followig in time
formidable
har to overcome or deal with;l causing fear; awe inspiring
addicted
given up to habit or compulsion
radical
fundamental or basic; favoring basice or drastic change (especially in the social structure); extreme departure from the usual; (noun) someone holding radical views
defraud
to take away or deprive of a right or a property by deceit; to swindle
jaunt
a short pleasant trip; excursion (verb0 to make a short trip
apathy
lack of emotion or feeling; indifference; lack of interest, concern, or spirit
tantalizing
tempting; tormenting or tasing by keeping somethin in sight but out of reach
inverse
inverted; reversed; opposite (noun) the opposite
repost
a meal; food eaten at a meal
cascade
a small, steep waterfall; something that falls in a manner similar to that of a waterfall; (verb) to fall or drop with a rushing movemment
ravenous
extremely hungry; predatory; greedy
pungent
sharply affect the sense of taste or smell; sharp; keen; biting
induction
an act of enrolling or bringing someone into a group, or of formally placing in office; the process of arriving at a generalization fro facts or examples
sage
very wise, perceptive; having wisdom gained from experience (noun) an herb used to season food; a very wise person
buoyant
able to float; able to bounce back after a reverse or setback; cheerful
incandescent
glowing with intense heat; very bright; shining; brilliant; describing a light bulb that produces light with a filament in a vacuum
opaque
not letting light through; not transparent; hard to understand
murky
dark gloomy; misty; hard to understand
incessat
unceasing; never stopping
invigorating
givig vigor to enlivening; filling with energy
oppressive
tyrannical; hard totake; metally or physically distressing
animated
filled with life; lively; seeming alive; lifelike
congruent
in agreement; harmonious, corresponding
benign
not harmful; gentle; good-natured