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abate
decrease of lessen
abject
low in spirit or hope
affable
easy to talk to
altercaton
dispute fight
animosity
active resentment
antecedent
one that comes before
arrears
state of being behind in paying debts
assidious
dilligent
augur
seer
aversion
feeling dislike or reluctance
cadence
balanced or rhythmical flow
capitulate
to surrender
caricature
a respresentation in which distinctive features are exaggerated
circuitous
roundabout or lengthy
clemency
a disposition to show mercy
commiserate
to feel or express sorrow or pity
complacent
contented to fault
consign
to entrust
conspicuous
obvious;noticable
corroborate
to make certain
deference
courteous respect
constrict
to make smaller by means of squeezing or binding
credible
plausible
corpulent
excesively fat
deign
to condescend (lower oneself)
despondent
dejected
diffidence
state of being shy
efficacy
power to produce a desired effect
epoch
a particular period in history
evanescence
the event of fading and gradually fading from sight
fidelity
faithfulness to obligation
dichotmoy
division into two usually contradictory parts
dormant
inactive
facile
easy
despondent
dejected
expeditious
done with efficiency and speed
furtive
marked bu quiet and caution and secrecy
glib
performed w/ offhand ease (sounds good)
imperative
expressing a command or plea
implacable
impossible to apease
inanimate
not having the qualitites associated w/ active live organisms
infallible
incapable of failing;certain
inscrutable
difficult to understand
fervent
having or showing great emotion
iconoclast
noun. one who attacks and seeks to overthrow traditional or popular ideas or institutions
bellicose
warlike in manner or temperament; belligerent
incumbent
obligatory
incorrigible
incapable of being corrected
modicum
a small, moderate, or token amount
obliterate
to do away with completly so as the leave no trace
obsequious
full of exhibiting servile compliance
ominous
menacing, threatening
ostensible
obvious
pernicious
tending to cause death or serious injury
perpetuate
to cause to continue indefinitely (sound of lawn mowers)
pilfer
to steal ( somethihng small)
propensity
a tendancy
Machiavellian
pragmatic (practical)
malign
to make evil
pronosticate
to predict according to resent indication or signs
rejoinder
an answer especially to a reply
render
to submit or present
ruminate
to meditate; to chew cud
sagacity
the quality of being discerning; wisdom
sallow
sickly look (yello)
sanguine
of the color of blood; happy

sanguine battle, sanguine mood
servile
objectively sumissive (obsequious)
spectral
ghostly
rectitude
righteousness
salient
protrduing and springy

salient point
placid
complacent
retaliate
to return like for like especially evil for evil
supercilious
feeling of showing haughty disdain
supllicate
to ask for humbly
tremulous
marked by trembling
trenchant
forceful
ubiquitous
omnipresent
vermins
insects or small animals
person that is considered higly offensive
insipid
lacking flavor or zest
subjugate
to bring under control
moribound
approaching death
stint
a length of time spent in a particular way
stolid
having or revealing little emotion
sumptous
lavish
insolent
shamelessly bold
inundate
to cover with; a great flood
juncture
a joing; point of time
lethargy
an abnormal drowsiness
levity
frivolity; improper gaiety
lucrative
profitable
ludicrous
ridiculously absurd
magnanimous
noble
mercenary
adj....working or done for payment only

n. soldier
juxtapose
to oput side by side
luguubrous
very sad or mournful especially in an exagerated way
latent
lying hidden and underveloped in a person or thing