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morose
solemn
obdurate
stubborn
oscillate
to swing back and forth
patronize
to talk down to
pensive
thoughtful
perfidious
treacherous
quell
to calm
refute
to argue against
salubrious
bringing health
tenuous
thin
prolific
producing in great abundance
prosaic
lacking in imagination
quagmire
a difficult situation
query
a question
rash
impulsive
sagacity
wisdom
solace
comfort
sprightly
full of spirit
tangential
rambling off topic
torpid
slow
pernicious
wicked
precipitate
to cause to happen
precocious
early development
raucous
harsh sounding
quinessence
the purest form of something
reprehensible
able to be blamed
salient
protruding
tempestuous
stormy
subterfuge
deception
relish
to appreciate
ramification
an effect of something
recalcitrant
stubborn defiance
surreptitious
sneaky
synthesis
combining of parts
tepid
lukewarm
terse
straight to the point
trepidation
fear
ubiquitous
being everywhere at the same time
vanquish
to conquer
veracious
honest
notoriety
being infamous
obtuse
intellectually slow
opaque
cloudy
pallid
pale
pauper
a poor person
pending
about to happen
preposterous
ridiculous
presumptuous
excessively forward
quibble
to argue over petty matters
respite
a rest
antipathy
mutual hatred
apotheosis
to make into a god
beguile
to decieve
bourgeois
middle class
cavort
to prance
despot
an absolute ruler
egocentric
self centered
gall
something bitter to endure
imbue
to inspire
insatiable
unable to be filled
gaunt
thin
inception
the beginning
impugn
to attack as false
introspective
looking into ones self
maelstrom
whirlpool
mores
social customs
negligible
not important enough to discuss
palatial
palace like
prattle
meaningless chatter
supercilious
arrogant
accolade
praise
adversarial
opposing
blithe
carefree
coalesce
to grow together
deter
to discourage
enigmatic
mysterious
esoteric
meant or understood by few
furtive
sneaky
implicit
implied
irascible
prone to outbursts of temper
laconic
few words
loquacious
many words
mercurial
changeable
opaque
cloudy
palpable
able to be felt
pejorative
tending to become worse
pristine
pure
scoff
to laugh in a mocking way
vicarious
living through another
neophyte
novice
awry
gone wrong
assail
to attack
boon
a timely blessing
deft
skilled
ethos
morals or values of a specific culture
epiphany
a sudden realization
incognito
in disguise
intrepid
fearless
puerile
childish
solicitious
eager
a, an
not, without
amphi, amph
around, about
ant, anti
against
ec, ex
out of
hypo
under
hyper
above
peri
around, near
syn, sym
together
anthrop
man
phil
love
miso
hate
graph, gram
write, record
scop, skept
see, view
eu
good
caco
bad
mega, megalo
big
micro
small
tele, telo
far away
arch, archi
govern
dem
people
gon
angle
gyn
woman
log
talk
archae
ancient
hetero
different
homo
same
poly
many
theo
God
helio
sun
chron
time
meter
measure
cycle
circle
path
disease
pan
all
toxst
poision
tom
cut
derm
skin
pachy
thick, dense
bio
life
psych
mind
petr, peter
stone
lith
stone, rock
astr
star
hier
holy
neo
new