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Satiate
v-to satisfy fully
to peruse
v-to examine w/ attention and detail
effusion
n-pouring forth
to inure
v-to become accustomed to; to become hardened to
to assail
v-to assult
capacious
adj-spacious
dross
n-waste matter; worthless impurities
inexorable
adj-rentless; unyielding; implacable
prudent
adj-catious; careful
to capitulate
v-to surrender
to conciliate
v-to soothe; to reconcile
paroxysm
n-a fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage
fastidious
adj-difficult to please; squeamish
irrevocable
adj-unalterable
indefatigalbe
adj-tireless
efffectual
adj-efficient
adversity
n-poverty; misfortune
disconsolate
adj-sad
penury
n-extreme poverty
caprice
n-whim
ignoble
adj-of lowly orgin; unworthy
predilection
n-preference; partiality
apathy
n-lack of caring; indifference
chimerical
adj-fantastic; highly imaginative
tyro
n-beginner; novice
despicable
adj-contemptible
immutable
adj-unchageable
progeny
n-childern; offspring
repugnace
n-loathing
omnipotent
adj-all powerful
uncouth
adj-clumsy; boorish
to reprobate
reprobation
reprobate
v-to disapprove
n-serve disapproval
n-a person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency
panegyric
n-formal praise
palpable
adj-tangible; easily perceptible
mien
n-demeanor; bearing
discrimination
n-ability to see differences; prejudice
dogmatic
adj-opinionated; obstinate; rigid
pedantry
n-undue display of learning; slavish attention to detail
infallible
unerring
incipient
adj-beginning; in an early stage
to delineate
v-to describe or outline with percision
lassitude
n-languor; weakness
incredulous
credulous
adj-skeptical; withholding
adj-believing with slight evidence; gulliable
pertinacity
n-stubbornness
perversity
n-stubborn maintenance to a wrong cause
to chastise
v-to punish
to vacillate
v-to fluctuate; to waver
antipathy
n-aversion; dislike
encomium
n-praise; eulogy
approbation
n-approval
diffident
adj-shy
dilatory
adj-delaying
saulubrious
adj-healthful
callous
adj-hardened; unfeeling
depravity
n-corruption; wickedness
infamy
n-notorious badness
to exculpate
v-to clear from blame
to execrate
v-to curse; to express abhorrence to
igominy
n-disgrace
obdurate
adj-stubborn
perdition
n-damnation; complete ruin
complacency
n-self-satisfaction
to efface
v-to rub out; to eliminate
sacrilege
n- a desecrating and profane act
ephemeral
adj - short lived; fleeting
distain
n- scorn;contempt
diabolical
adj - devilish
clemency
n - disposition to be lenient
exultation
n - rejoicing
impervious
adj - not penetrable
to assuage
v - to ease; to lessen
pensive
adj - thoughtful
enigmatic
adj - obscure; puzzling
mortification
n- humiliation
despondence
n - depression; gloominess
to conciliate
v - to reconcile; to sothe
to diffuse
v - to spread in all directions
to dissipate
v - to squander
cursory
adj - casual; hastily done
degradation
n - lowering in rank; debasement
flagrant
adj - conspicuously wicked
sagacity
n - wisdom
irresolute
adj - uncertain how to act; weak
wanton
adj - unruly; unchaste; excessive
impotent
adj - weak; ineffective
succor
n - aid; assistance; relief
redress
n - remedy; compensation
to imprecate
v - to curse; to pray that evil will befall
sanguinary
adj - bloody
to extort
v - to wring from; to get money by threats
feint
n - trick;shift; sham blow
to dissipate
v - to squander
sedulous
adj - diligent
indolence
n - laziness
insolent
adj - haughty and contemptuous
ennui
n- boredom
to exismpedite
v - to hasten
to remonstrate
v- to protest
presentiment
n - premonition; foreboding
sophism
n - fallacious reasoning
augury
n-omen; prophecy
acme
n-top; pinacle
invective
n-abuse
adjuration
n-solemn urging
to extricate
v- to free; to disentangle
stigma
n-token of disgrace; brand
to consummate
v-to complete
opprobrium
n-infamy; vilification