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acclimate
get accustomed to
ancestral
pertaining to ones forefathers
aspire
to have great desire
crescendo
gradually increasing in volume or intensity
dependent
relying on someone or something else
despite
in spite of
evolve
develop gradually
exquisite
beautifully made or designed
extreme
very intense or farthest in any direction
exuberant
full of high spirits
fervent
having great emotion
foretell
to predict
impending
about to take place
incredible
unbelieveable
ingenious
smart; clever
meager
deficeint in quantity; scanty
precipitate
cause to happen earlier than expected; to rain
suffrage
right to vote
thrive
to prosper
unsung
not sung; not praised
assuage
to ease or calm
brandish
to wave menacingly
cynical
scornful or the motives of others
demoralize
to weaken the spirit
despair
lack of hope
dignify
add presitige to; to make look more worthy
engulf
surround totally
ennoble
to add to the honor of
grotesque
strange; distorted
impede
block or obstruct the way of
inert
motionless
magnificent
great
menace
threat or annoying person
minimize
lessen
misconception
misunderstanding
overtake
take by surprise
profound
absolute ; deep
sheepishly
in an embarassed way
splendor
brilliance; magnificence
staid
serious or reserved in behavior
advocate
t ospeak in favor of
anticipate
to expect
circumscribe
to encircle or limit
circumstance
situation
collective
pertaining to a group
consensus
agreement
depreciate
decrease in value
dispute
arguement
enable
to make possible
encompass
to surround or encircle
irony
occurrence or result that is opposite to what is expected
militant
aggressive
morality
set of ideas about right and wrong
perpetuate
to cause to be remembered for a long time
prominent
widely known
satire
literary work in which wit is used to expose foolishness or wickedness
stereotype
popular conception
unity
state of being one
urgency
important
virtue
moral excellence