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fractious
tending to be troublesome iritable
extemporizing
improvising
transcendent
exciding usual limits
proprietary
used, made by leagle right
hauteeur
arragence
catteracts
watterfalls
inuendo
oblique illusions hint
prodigality
recklessly estravegant
eddy
woorl pool
staid
marked by settle sedateness
tortuously
in a winding bending way
vacuous
empty, marked by lack of ideas
corpulent
having large bulkey bodie
wan
poir health, sickly, febal
vinous
showing use of wine
presumptuous
overstepping dobounds
euphenism
substituting agreeable or inaffensive exspresion for one that may affend
conceit
result of mental activity
ineffable
incapable of being expressed with words
meretricious
falsely atractive
inimical
harmfull, hostile, unfriendly
callousness
toughness, hardness, insensitivity
effusive
unrestrained in emotional expression
antithesis
direct contrast, opposition
pithy
precisely meaningful, having substance or point
obsequious
full of servile compliance, submissive, dutiful
cursoriness
hastiness, superficiality
agrarian
concerning land and ownership related to farming
altruism
concerned for the wellfare of others, unselfishness
sanguine
marked by healthful cheerfulness, confident
temperance
self control esp in drinking
delirium tremens
violent hallucinations and convulsions caused by excessive drinking
contrived
planned devised
dissipating
weakining dispelling dissappearing
histrionic
theatrical deliberately affected
pallet
cot or small hard bed
dispoition
desire inclination
elocution
the art of speaking
audacious
recklessly bold, impertinent, insolent
addled
confused
reproof
the act of finding fault
desecrate
to treat disrespectfully
cowed
frightened
temerity
reckless boldness foolhardy disregardfor danger
disconfiture
frustraion disappointment
osentatiously
in a manner meant to be noticed
conmiserate
to sympathize with pity
temporize
acted evasively in order to gain time, nigociate
broached
began to talk abut
transmutation
a change from one state to another
acumen
quickness and keeness of judgment or insight
deleterious
having a harmful effect injurious
unctuous
characterized by affected exaggerated or insincere earnestness oily
belie
to picture falsely, misrepresent
nihlism
philosophically an extream form of skepticism that denies all existence
feckless
feeble or ineffective
diffident
lacking or marked by a lack of self confidence shy
incontrovertible
imposible to dispute uquestionable
nefarious
wicked in the extreme, abominable atrociously vilainous
paradigm
on that serves as a pattern or model, a set of asumpsums concepts.........
pedestrian
common place unimaginative
pragmatic
practical as opposed to idealistic
delusion
persistent false psychotic belief
digression
turning aside from the main point
flout
to treat with contemptous disregard
sardonic
disdainfully humorous derisively mocking
nonplussed
at a lost of what to think puzzled
pretentious
expressive of unwarrented importance worth or stature
posturing
assuming an artificial or pretended attitude
didactic
disigned or intended to teach
decorous
marked by propriety and good tast
jocular
habitually jolly playfull witty
pomderous
opresibly or unpleasently dull
edifice
a building a big structure
auspicious
offering a faverable omen or outlook
indubitably
without doubt unquestionable
vagrant
wandering, having fleeting waward falling
demeanor
outwaed behaivor
venerable
calling forth respect through characterized entainments
infamy
an extream criminal or act
ensue
to take place afterward or as a result
impropriety
unacceptable use or a word
purport
intending or clameing something
abashed
uneasy self confidence
sumptuary
disgn to regulate exstravagenthabits often on religious grounds
gentility
politeness
evanescent`
tending to vanish like vapor
ignominy
deep personal humiliation
visage
the face countenance or appearence of a person.
iniquity
gross in wicked sin
Contumely
haarsh treatment arising from content
preternatual
existing ooutside of nature
remonstrance
earnest presentation of reasons for opposition
behovve
to be necessary fit or proper
appended
ADDED TO AS A SUPPLEMENT
unadulterated
is peur complete
griievous
causing r characteriized by serire pain suffering
tremulous
excidingly sensitive
plaintive
expressive of suffering woe
transgress
to sin to violate a comand or law
despotie
exercizing poor tyrannicaly
mercurial
characterized by rapid and unpredi[ctions
enigatic
difficult to explain puzzled
vivify
to give life animate
evin
to display clearly reavil
elgiac
expressing sorrow often for something in the past
intimate
to comunicate hint
peremptory
expressive of urgency or comand
efficacy
power to produce exceed
requital
something given in return or relation
ascetic
sevire self dinying
succor
assist, relieve, relief aid help
imbued
filled permeated
pristine
pure uncorrupted
intrinsic
not dependent on exterior forces
temporal
existing in time
imminent
about to occure
eminent
famous distinguish
inportunate
annoyingly urgent or percistant
affinity
close relationship connected
banal
stale worn out by overuse
discrete
seperate and distinct
discreet
careful about what one says or does
promulgate
to make known officially
colloquy
conversation discusion
zeitgeist
the intellectual and moral tendencies that characterize an era
acrimony
sharpness or bitterness in speech or temper
cogent
convincingly on point appealing strongly to reason or conscience
germane
relevent
surfeit
excess of indulgence usu relates to food
abjure
to renounce or reject something formaly
aphorism
a proverb or a concise statement of the truth
bumptious
full of offensive and agrssive self-concent
prurient
incline to lewd sexual thoughts and desires
fatuous
idiotic or foolish
callow
without experience in the world unsophisticated immature
misanthropy
feeling of hatred for mankind
lugubrious
exaggerated sadness or misfortune
obstreperous
marked by unruly or aggresive noisiness stubbornly resistant to control`
collusion
a secret agreement for a wrongful pupose
abstemious
eating drinking in mderation
guileless
not crafty frank honest
tautology
needless repitition of the same sentence
inculcate
to impress on the mind of another repitition instill
audacity
fearless deaving boldness
florid
embeleshed with flowers excessivly to hate
debacle
a sudden desater downfall or defeat
cavalier
showing oragent dismissive
craven
characterized by adject fear cowerdly
winsome
charming
interdict
to prohibbit formaly forbid
panoplies
full suits of armor cerimonial dress
vicissitudes
flextuation in condition difficulties attendent on a way of life
brazen
made of brass or marked by contemptrous boldness
vaunts
makes a vain display of own attainments bragging
blackguard
rude or unscrupulous person who uses fowel or abeusive language
buffeted
battered attactes by blows from wind or sea
consummate
compleat perfect to compleat as a marital union by sexual intercorse
domain
compleat and absolute ownership of land
preceptor
administrator of a second organization or gov.