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to renounce, repudiate under oath; to avoid, shun
abjure
harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper
acrid
majestic, inspiring admiration and respect
august
emotionally hardened, unfeeling
callous
secret, concealed; underhanded
clandestine
remorse, regret
compunction
a large destructive fire
conflagration
in high spirits, jubilant; extremely pleased
elated
not able to be erased or removed; memorable
indelible
yielding to the wishes or demands of others
indulgent
firmly established, long-standing; habitual
inveterate
not to the point, not applicable or pertinent
irrelevant
of or occurring in the night; under cover of darkness
nocturnal
a commonplace, stale, or trite remark
platitude
to subdue, put down forcibly
quell
inactive; at rest
quiescent
to meditate, think about at length, to chew the cud
ruminate
unspoken, silent; implied, inferred
tacit
capable of being touched, real, concrete
tangible
incisive, keen; forceful, effectie, cutting, caustic, distinct, clear-cut
trenchant