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Impassive
showing no feeling or emotion
Inauspicious
unfavorable or unlucky
Incontrovertible
unquestionable beyond dispute
Implicit
implied or understood though unexpressed
incisive
sharp, keen, penetrating
inclulcate
to impress on the mid by repetition
imperious
overbearing arrogant
ivective
abusive language
irresolute
unable to make up ones mind
ignoble
mean, low
impungn
to attack as false, to call into question
intemperate
lacking self control, immoderate
inconsequential
unimportant, trifling
infraction
a breaking of a law or obligation
austere
severe or stern in manner
connisseur
an expert , one who is able to pass critical judgment
collate
to compare critically in order to note differences similarities
carousal
merrymaking, noisy revelry
cupidity
an egar desire for something
contigous
touvhing , side by sid e
caricature
a representation in which the subjects chaaractristic features are deliberaty exagerated
corroborate
to confirl, make more certain bolster substantiate verify
contigent
likely but not certain to happen possible dependant on incertain events or conditions
censurable
deserving blame or correction
covert
hidden disguised secret
cupapble
deserving blame worthy of condemination
corpulent
fat having a large bulky body
consternation
dismay/ confusion
crass
coarse, unfeeling, stupid
concort
to prepare by combinning ingreddents
cadaverous
pale gaunt resembling a corpse
beneficent
performing acts of kindness or charity
debase
to lower character
desecrate
to commit sacrilege upon, to contaminate, to pollut
disconcert
to confuse to disturb the composure of
disavow
to deney responsibility for or connection with
dispassionate
impartial calm free from emotion
dissension
disagreement sharp diffrence of opinion
dissipate
to cause to disapear to scatter
Dilatory
tending to delay or procrastinate
debonair
pleasant courteous, lighthearted smooth and polish in manner
dun
dark dull

to demand insistently especially in payment
a creditor
Denizen
an inhabitant resident one who frequents a place
discursive
passing aimlessly from one place pr subject to another rambling
disseminate
to scatter or spread widely
dowdy
poorly dressed shabby lacking smartness and good taste
deleterious
harmful injurious
disconsolate
deeply unhappy
grandoise
absurdly exagerated grand in an impressive or stately way, marked by pomous affectation or graneur
pillage
to tob of goods by open force
prate
to talk a great deal on a foolisj or aimless fashion
punctilious
very careful and exact
perfidy
treahery , faithless
pretentious
done for show
penury
extreme poverty barreness
procrastinate
to delay
provacative
arousing desire, annoying
palpable
capable of being toched or felt
perceptive
having sympathetic insight
pernicious
extremly harmful / fatal
paraphrase
to restate in other words
paragon
a model of excellence or perfection
politic
prudent shrewdly conceived and developed
prosaic
dull lacking in distinction and originality
prolific
abudantly productive
redoubtable
inspirinf fear or awe
reprove
to find fault with scold
restitution
the act of restoring
relegate
to place in a lower position
resuscitate
to revive bring back
recondite
exceeding ordinary knowledge and understanding
reprobate
scoundrel a depreaved vicious un princupled person
redundant
extra excess, repetive lush
rejoinder
a reply to a reply
mitigate
to make milder or softer to moderate in force or intensity
vunerable
open to attack
gauntlet
an armored or protective glove a challenge , or ordeal
hypothetical
based on an assumption or guess/ used as a provisional or tentative idea to guide or direct investigation
odium
hatred, contempt , disgrace or infamy resulting gtom hateful conduct
stalwart
strong sturdy brave
squeamish
inclined to nausea , easily shocked or upset
subservient
subordinate in capacity or role submissively obedient serving to promote some end
susceptible
open to easily influenced lacking resistance
slovenly
untidy dirty careless
supposition
something that is assumed or taken for granted without conclusive evidence
sedentary
characterized bu or calling for continued sitting
salient
leaping or jumping
satiate
to satisfy completly
sear
to make or become dry
specious
deceptive
sanctimonous
making a show of virtue or righteousness
scintillating
sparkling twinkling exceptionaly brilliant
opportune
sutible or convienient for a particular purpose
nonplussed
puzzled , at a loss
austere
severe or stern in manner
acrimonious
stinging bitter in temper or tone
abate
to make less in amount degree to subside become less to nulify
adulation
praise or flattery that is excessive
anathema
an object of intense dislike a curse or strong denunciation
astute
shrewd crafty showing pratical wisdom
avarice
a greedy desire , particulary for wealth
accrue
to grow or accumulate overtiem to happen as a natural result
annotation
a critical or explanatory note or comment especially for a literary work
absolve
to clear from blame responsibility or guilt
abet
to encourage assit aid support
aver
to affirm declare confidently
bovine
resembling a cow or ox sluggish un responsive
consternation
dismay confusion
corpulent
fat, having a large, bulky body
disavow
to deny responsibility for or connection with
dispassionate
impartial calm free from emtion
dissension
disagreemwnt sharp diffrence of opinion
dissipate
to cause to disapear to scatter dispel
expurgate
to remove objectionable passages or words from written tense to cleasne purify
culpapble
deserving blame worthy of condemnation
dilatory
tending to delay or prcrastinate not prompt
egregious
conspicuous standing out from the mass
equivocate
to speak or act in a way that allows for more than one interpretation to be deliberately vague or ambigous
evanescent
vanishing soon passing away light airy
nebulous
cloud like resembling a cloud cloudy in color not transparent vague confused indistinct
efficacious
effective prducing results
equanimity
calmness composure refusal to panic
fortuitous
accidental occurring by happy chance
gist
the essential part main point or essence
motley
showing great variety composed of diffrent elements or many colors
munificent
extremely generous lavish
heresy
an opinion diffrent from accepted belif the denual of an idea that is generally held sacred
foist
to impose by fraud to pass off as worthy or genuine to bring about bu stealthh dishonesty or coercion
florid
highly colored reddis excessibly ornate showy
enhance
to raise to a higher degree
enthrall
to captivate charm hold spellbound
extenuate
to lessen the seriousness or magnituse or an offense by making partial
ostentatious
showy markd by conspicuous or pretentious display
winesome
charming attractive pleasing
herculean
relating to hercules
grisly
frightful horrible
forment
to premote trouble
torpid
inactive sluggish dull
nebulous
cloudlike resembling a cloud
novice
one who is just a beginer at sonmeactivity requiring skill and eperience
bovine
resembling a cow