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Dolorous
Sad, Mournful
Gregarious
Sociable
Diligent
Hard-Working
Abate
To reduce in amount, degree, or intensity; to lessen
Aberration
A departure from the normal
Accolade
Praise or approval
Accure
To be added by growth
Acme
Highest Point
Acolyte
Novice: young assistant
Abet
To encourage or help, especially in doing something wrong
Acrimonious
bitter in language or manner
Acumen
Insight
Adamant
firm in purpose or opinion: unyeilding
Admonition
Warning
Adulation
excessive praise
Aesthetic
pertaining to the beautiful
Pathos
Quality evoking compassion or pity
Alacrity
cheerful willingness or eagerness: speed
Alleviate
to make more bearable: to lesson
Altercation
To quarrel
Ameliorate
to make better
Amity
peaceful relations; freindship
August
Majestic
Apathy
Indifference, lack of feeling or interest
Appease
To pacify or Soothe
Wrath
Anger
Metonymy
Substitution of a name with that of another associated with it
Consecrate
to set something apart as sacred
Omnipotent
All-powerful
Timorous
Fearful or Apprehensive
Mitigate
to moderate, soften or lessen
Chide
to scold
Servile
Humbly yielding or Submissive
Sanguine
Cheerful or Hopeful
Loquacious
Talkative
Incessant
Without pause
Penury
Poverty
Prudence
Caution Discretion
Cache
Hiding Place
Didactic
Teaches a specific lesson or moral
Antipathy
Strong Dislike
Candid
Frank Straight-Forward
Clemency
Mercy
Guile
Deception
Diabolical
Devilish
Furtive
Secretive
Acquiesce
to Comply or Yield
Pejorative
Disparaging or Derogatory
Castigate
to Punish or Rebuke
Iniquity
Sin
Arbitrary
Depending on Individual or even Random Discretion: not fixed in Law
Arid
Dry
Rhetoric
the art of Persuassion
Articulate
Capable of bing a good speaker
Ascetic
Self-Denying
Assiduous
Diligent
Assuage
To make less Buerdensome, to clam, to alleviate
Astute
Shrewd
Augment
to Increase
Austere
stern and severe
Avarice
Greed
Obstinate
Stubborn
Parsimomious
Stingy, Cheap
Ostentatious
Showy, Flaunting
Propietor
owner of a buisiness
Mendicant
Beggar
Visage
Facial Expression
Paradox
a Self-Contradictory statement or situation
Ambiguous
Vague: Having two or more Interpretations
Usury
the Lending of the Money at an Exorbitant rate of interest
Arduous
difficult
Munificent
Generous
Importunante
insistent
Anomalous
abnormal
Aversion
intense Dislike
Capricious
Characterized by the sudden change; fickle
Veracious
truthful
Deferential
marked by courteous respect
Ominous
being an omen of evil
Tangible
capable of being touched
Abode
home or dwelling place
Querulous
complaining
Endeavor
effort
Expedite
to speed the process of
Percarious
Dangerouly lacking in security or stability
Ennui
boredom
Superfluous
extra
Inevitable
unavoidable
Prowess
exceptional skill
Paean
song of praise
Bucolic
pertaining to the countryside
Altruism
selflessness
Destitute
poverty-stricken
Ravenous
extremely hungry
Frugal
thrifty
Averse
reluctant
Banal
lacking originality; trite
Benign
kindly
Bibliophile
lover of books
Bland
mild