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Abjure
Verb
1. To give up a previously held belief
2. To deny yourself something
Acrid
adj.
Unpleasantly strong and bitter in smell or taste
August
adj.
Dignified and splendid
Callous
adj.
Showing no concern if other people are hurt or upset
Clandestine
adj.
Secret
Compunction
Noun
Shame
Conflagration
Noun
Large destructive fire
Elated
adj.
Very happy and excited
Indelible
adj.
Permanent and impossible to remove
Indulgent
adj.
Tolerant or kind
Inveterate
adj.
1. Habitual
2. Firmly established
Irrelevant
adj.
Unimportant
Nocturnal
adj.
Occuring at night
Platitude
Noun
A Pointless comment or statement made as though it was significant or helpful
Quell
Verb
1. Put a stop to
2. Suppress a feeling
Quiescent
adj.
Inactive or at rest
Ruminate
Verb
Mull something over carefully
Tacit
adj.
1. Implied or understood without being openly stated
2. Silent
Trenchant
adj.
1. Direct, incisive, and deliberately hurtful remark
2. Forceful, cutting, caustic remark
Tangible
adj.
1. Able to be touched
2. Actual