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apathy
lack of feeling or emotion
assent
acceptance of a proposal or statement
empathy
understanding of another's feelings or situation
pathetic
expresing or arousing pity or tenderness
pathology
scientific and medical study of disease
presentiment
a sense of something about to occur
sensational
arousing great interest
sensibility
ability to feel, sense, or perceive
sententious
likely to give advice self-righteously
sentiment
a thought or attitude based on feeling
culpable
responsible for wrong or error
exonerate
to free from a charge
extort
to obtain by threts or other coercive means
illicit
not permitted by custom or law; illegal
incorrigible
incapable of being reformed
misdemeanor
an offense less serious than a felony
purloin
to steal
ruffian
a tough or rowdy person
unscrupulous
without scruples or principles
vile
unpleasant; disgusting
banter
good-humored, playful conversation
caricature
a distorted, comic representation
droll
amusingly odd or comical
facetious
playfully humorous
flippant
marked by a disrespectful frivolity
hilarity
loud and lively merriment; boisterousness
ludicrous
laughable because of an obvios absursdity
mirth
gladness or lightheartedness
whimsical
playful or fanciful
witticism
a witty or clever remark or saying