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Ill-tempered; irritable
Peckish
A homeless person, especially a forsaken or orphaned child
Waif
An atmospehere of social harmony
Comity
Meager
--starts with an "E"
Exiguous
To enhance in appearance by adding decorative touches; to embellish
Garnish
without knowledge or intention
Inadvertently
A wise person
--starts with an "S"
Sapient
Of the celestial spheres; heavenly
Ethereal
Pastoral
--starts with a "B"
Banal
Vituperate
--"C" word
Castigate
Objurgate
--"V" word
Vituperate
Completely free from corrution
--"P" word
Pristine
Keenness of judgement
Acumen
Loquacious
Garrulous
Gaudy
"T" word
Tawdry
Unmanageable
Fractious
Characterized by unusually early development or maturity
Precocious
Impetuous
--"B" word
Brash
Marked by a strong implicit point of view; partisan
Tendent(c)ious
Having a narrowed look; limited in perspective
Provincial
One who exhibits one's learning or scholarship ostentatiously
Pedant
Post-mortem; occuring after one's death
Posthumous
Calumny; catumely;Abusively detractive language or utterance
Obloquy
Given to the use of vulgar, coarse, or abusive language; foul-mouthed
"S" word
Scurrilous
Gaudy
"G" word
Gauche
Unrestrained in Emotonal motion
"E" word
Effusive
Courageous
Doughty
Pretentious; showy
Ostentatious
poise
"A" word
Aplomb
To eulogize; to praise highly
Extoll
To sympathize
Commiserate
Cannot be defended
Untenable
Listless
"L" word
Lethargic
Lethargic
"T" word
Torpid
Flagged
"H" word
Hebetudinous
An austere person, esp. with regards to religious devotion
Ascetic
One who destroys sacred images
Iconoclast
Quarrelsome
Pugnacious
Brash behavior or impertinent disrespect
Impudent
Impertinent
Exceeding the limits of propriety or good manners
To give rise to; to bring to existance
Engender
Habitually silent
Taciturn
Old
"S" word
Senescent
Protection
Aegis
Elogy
"D" word
Dirge
Elegy
"R" word
Requiem
Threnody
"M" word
Monody
Monody
"J" word
Jeremiad
Approaching death
Moribund
To protect against damage, or injury; to insure
Indemnify
To embezzle
Defalcate
Craven
Pussilanimous
Abstruse
Recondite
One who is frugal
Spendthrift
Prodigal
Profligate
Sermon
"H" word
Homily
A quarrelsome woman
"T" word
Termagant
Waste parts, esp. of a butchered animal
Offal
Wrongly obtained
Finagle
A crude figure or dummy representing a hated person or group
Effigy
To refrain from
"F" word
Forbear
Treachery
Perfidy
To exacerbate
"P" word
Pejorative
not wise or expedient;
Impolitic
Reserved in manner
"A" word
Aloof
Imperious
Peremptoty
A person of no importance or significance
Nonentity
Unearned
Gratuitous
A beggar
"M" word
Mendicant
A nosy person
Quidnunc
A sudden outburst of emotion or action
Paroxysm
To consent or comply passively without protest
"A"
Acquiesce
Condition of pain. suffering, or distress
Affliction
Spacious
"C" word
Commodious
1.)to extirpate
2.)To eliminate
"E" word
Eradicate
To diversely distribute
intersperse
To bring heavy destruction
"R" word
Ravage
Moral uprightness
Rectitude
a humble request for help from someone in authority; a beseechment
Supplication
1.)dullness;boring
2.)Obsolete;moving or progrissing slowly
"T" word
Tedious
Eagerness
Alacrity
Carefree and lighthearted
"B" word
Blithe
Strong belief
Conviction
False belief or opinion
Delusion
Contemtuous laughter
"D" word
Derision
A burden or impediment
Enumberance
Appropriate to a purpose
"E" word
Expedient
Implosive
Impetuous
Continually
Incessantly
Intelligibly;sane
Lucid
Feeling remorse for one's misdeeds or sins
Penitent
Future generations
Posterity
Lacking stability; subject to unknown conditions
Precarious
Firm or determined
Resolute
Showing keen discernment
"S" word
Sagacious
A great flood
Deluge
Fallen into a state of disrepair
Dilapilidated
Meticulous
Fastidious
Lethargic
"I" word
Indolent
Desire to harm others
Malice
Constituting of a very large, innumerable number
Myriad
Menacing; threatening; foreshadowind evil
Ominous
Dangerous
Perilous
Filthy or foul; morally degraded
Sordid
Having or reaveling no emotion
Stolidity
Being truly so-called; real or genuine
Veritable
Of questionable authorship or authencity
Aprocryphal
Marked by flagrant and insolent audacity
Brazenness
Starts with a B
1.) Presumptuous and insulting in manner or speech; arrogant
2.) Audaciously rude or disrespectful; impertinent
Insolent
Uneasy and apprehensive
Clammy
An exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression
Elation
Furtive
"S" word
Surreptitious
Malicious
Deliberately harmful
Exculpate
Vindicate
An immesurably deep chasm; a gap
Abyss
Offering little or no hope
Bleak
A vehement expression
Clamor
The act of conceding; the act of yielding or granting
Concession
To captivate
Enthrall
An intricate maze
Labyrinth
Impenetrable by light
Opaque
Poisonous
Pestilential
Undisturbed by tumult or disorder
2.) complacent/satisfied
Placid
A crafty stratagem; a subterfuge
Ruse
Lacking in emotional warmth or enthusiasm
Tepid
Courage and Boldness
Valor
Stimulating sexual desire
Salacious
Lacking moral discipline...esp. in sexual conduct
Licentious
Wicked
Nefarious
Sedulous
Assiduous
Of, relating to, produced by, or characterized by internal dissension
Factious
Showy
Pretentious
Pugnacious
"T" word
Truculent
Pleasing
Prepossesing
Presenting favorable circumstances; Auspicious
Propitious
starts with a P
Mutually destructive
Internecine
Stupid; foolish
"I" word
Insipient
Lacking harmony
Incoherent
A warning or caution
Caveat
Contrition
Compunction
Exaggerably mournful
Lugubrious
Covetousness
Cupidity
Tearful
Lachrymose
Sloth
Indolence
Trite
Hackneyed
One who has suddenly risen to a higher social or economic class and is not yet accepted by his new peers
Parvenu
An important person
"P" word
Panjandrum
Bold to the point of rudeness
Presumptious
To contaminate
"T" word
Taint
A small amount
Paucity
Restrictive
Abstemious
Abundandtly provided
Replete
To cut short
Truncate
A lack of interest
Indifference
Unstable; insecure
Precarious
Indecision
"V" word
Vacillation
Spoiled
Marred
To make worse
Exacerbate
Bold disrespect
impudence
Impossible to erase
Indelible
One who neglects his duties
Truant
To make impossible
Preclude
Implied
Tacit
One who saves greedily
Miser
gloomy
sullen
To make groggy or alert
Stupefy
Having a narrow look;provincial
Parochial
Cacophonous
Strident
To make a minor objection
Quibble
Equivalent in effort or meaning
Tantamount
Inconsistent; unpredictable
Erratic
Characterized by a noisy uproar
Tumultous
Sharp satire
2.) to ridicule
Lampoon
Brief; concise
Succint
Excessive frivoluty or lightness in manner
Levity
One of great power in a particular business or industry
Magnate
To cast off or disown
Repudiate
Process of gerring rid of impurities
Purgation
Full of melancholic yearning
Wistful
To dress or adorn gaudily
Bedizen
Violent anger; a public ourburst of indignation
Furor
To taunt with hecklikg or mocking remarks
2.) A derisive remark
Gibe
To break out anew after a dormant period
Recrudesce
Boxing
Pugilism
Prolific
"F" word
Fecund
To long for
Desiderate
To clear from alleged fault or guilt
Exculpate
To meditate or reflect on
Ruminate
The absence of pain
Anondynia
Recumbent
Supine
Coming into existence
Nascent
Recklessly daring
Temerarious
A premonition
"P" word
Presentiment
Paltry
Picayune
To deny oneself
Abnegate