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Abate
To reduce in amount, degree, or intensity
Abstruse
Difficult to understand
Accrue
To come to one as a gain
Ascetic
Leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial
Contrive
To plan with cleverness or ingenuity
Countenance
Appearance, especially the expression of the face
Despondency
Depression of spirits from loss of hope
Eminence
A position of great distinction or superiority
Erudite
learned
Imbue
Pervade
Irreverant
Lacking or exhibiting a lack of reverence
Mechinations
The act of plotting
Malevolence
Malicious behavior
Obstinacy
The state or quality of being stubborn
Odious
Arousing or meriting strong dislike
Ominous
Menacing; threatening
Pervade
To be present throughout
Placidity
Undisturbed by tumult or disorder
Prolific
Producing offspring or fruit in great abundance
Propagate
To cause an organism to multiply or breed
Propensity
An innate inclination; a tendency
Rebuke
To criticize or reprove sharply
Remonstance
expression of protest, complaint, or reproof
Sagacity
The quality of being discerning
Vicissitude
A change or variation