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ambulatory
having the ability to walk and move about
ameliorate
to make better; to improve
badger
to harass; to bother; annoy
blasphemous
profance comment usually anti-religious
blatant
obvious; noisy, noticeable; severe, egregarious
capitulate
to agree to compromise, to give in to a point of view
castigate
to correct, chastise; punish, to remove from a situation
compuntion
an uneasiness, concern, remorse, regret, concern of conscience
convivial
festive, jovial, enjoyable
covetous
to desire that possesed by another
culpable
blameworthy; being part of a miss-deed
demur
to disagree; to raise objection
discordant
disagreeable sound, not fitting in, inharmonious, incongruous
effulgent
bright and shinning
enrapture
a state of delight; heavenly
equinox
an intersection
facetious
humorous, jockular, a joke
fastidious
very precise, well-organized, concerned w/ detail
faux pas
a social blunder or error
foible
a minor flaw; an imperfection
gamut
a range of material; running from A to Z
grandiloquent
speaking in a bombastic/showy style.
heinous
horrible; extremely wicked; flagrant; egregiously bad
tautological
unnecessary repetition
satyr
impish half goat; half man
curative
remedial
congenial
friendly
chivalric
well-mannered male
chimerical
unreal evil; monstrous
chicory
spice used in foods
chicanery
trickery
cavalier
carelessly indifferent
acumen
knowledge; shrewdness; insightful
abeyance
suspension; stopping for a time
chicanery
trickery
aberrant
exceptional; abnormal
cavalier
carelessly indifferent
acumen
knowledge; shrewdness; insightful
enervate
weaken through illness
abeyance
suspension; stopping for a time
aberrant
exceptional; abnormal
entnocentric
narrowly focused on one's culture
enervate
weaken through illness
entnocentric
narrowly focused on one's culture
gables
pointed roofs
gables
pointed roofs
impish
devilish; mischievious
impish
devilish; mischievious
ingenue
a young, innocent adolescent girl
ingenue
a young, innocent adolescent girl
inimical
hostile; harmful
inimical
hostile; harmful
iniquitous
wicked; bad; hellish
iniquitous
wicked; bad; hellish
monocle
one-eyed glass
monocle
one-eyed glass
nihilism
a belief in nothingness; cynicism
nihilism
a belief in nothingness; cynicism
tenable
defendable
tenable
defendable