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adulterate
to make impure or to taint
antipathy
strong dislike
autonomous
self governing
bilateral
involving or pertaining to both sides of something
calumny
false, malicious accusation
choleric
ill tempered
condign
deserved
cumbersome
unwieldy
deprecate
to protest strongly
dilatory
likely to cause delay, tardy
discursive
rambling from one subject to another
edification
enlightenment
enjoin
to command or to prohibit
expostulate
to reason earnestly with
fledging
young or inexperienced
gibe
to mock; to scoff, to make fun of
holocaust
destruction by fire
impute
tocharge or to attribute someone
incongruous
inconsistent inharmonious
iniquitous
wicked
jejune
dull or lackluster
junta
small council or conniving group to control a larger body
lissome
supple
misanthropy
hatred of mankind
niggardly
stingy
ovoid
egg-shaped
perspicuity
clear and easy to understand, clarity
prerogative
unquestioned right
puerile
immature, juvenile
pulchritude
beauty
recreant
cowardly
relegate
to assign an inferior position
sanguine
cheerful; hopeful;red
serendipity
quality of coming upon important insights or discoveries by accident
spurious
not genuine; false
stalwart
brave; firm of purpse; steadfast
superannuated
very old ie mr arnhold
temerarious
bold
timorous
fearful
travail
hard work, usually causing pain
treatise
a scholarly essay or written argument
trenchant
cutting, biting, acute
vicarious
sharing another's aexperience
volule
talkative
vulpine
crafty, cunning like a fox