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Aloof
In the stade of being at a distance
Amiss
In a missing the mark manner, wrong
asunder
In an apart position, apart
withstand
stand up, resist
notwithstading
Despite
beset
attack on all sides, surround
Benighted
overtaked by darkness of night; unenlightened
Belittle
cause to be or seem little or unimporant, disparage
cumbersome
full of encumbraces, burdensome
Fulsome
offensive because of excessive display or obvious insencerity.
lissome
lithesome, full of lithe or supple quality
mettlesome
full of courage, spirited
noisome
offensive to the sense of smell
winsome
full of a winning quality, cheerful, merry
hireling
one whose only interest in his or her work is the pay
starveling
one who is thin from lack of food
changeling
child secretly exchanged for another in infancy
foundline
infant found after being deserted by its unknown parents
stripling
lad
anon
soon, presently
behest
command; order
beholden
bound in gratitude
behoove
be necessary for, be proper for
betimes
early
heath
tract of wasteland
wane
decrease gradualy in size
wax
grow in size
withal
with all, as well
yclept
named, called
filial
of or befitting to a son or daughter
infantile
of or like a very young child
puerile
foolish for a grown up to say or do
bearish
like a bear, expecting a fall in stock prices
bullish
like a bull, expecting a rise in stock prices
virile
having the physical capabilites of a male
diabolical
very cruel, wicked, fiendesh
ursine
of or like a bear
asinine
like an ass or donkey
sanguine
having a ruddy color, confident
sanguinary
bloody
procreate
To beget and conceive,
To produce or create
excoriate
to tear or wear off the skin,
to censure or denounce
prevaricate
to stray from or evade from the truth
assuage
to make less intense or severe
venerate
to regard with respect
veracity
adherance to the truth, truthfullness
ignominy
great shame