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allocate
(v.) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to distribute
ardent
(adj.) very enthusiastic, impassioned
assiduous
(adj.) persistent, attentive, diligent
brash
(adj.) prone to act in a hasty manner; impudent
capricious
(adj.) subject to whims or passing fancies
chastise
(v.) to inflict physical punishment as a means of correction; to scold severely
copious
(adj.) abundant; plentiful; wordy; verbose
deviate
(v.) to turn aside; to stray from a norm; (n.) one who departs from a norm; (adj.) differing from a norm, heterodox, unconventional
emaciated
(adj., part.) made unnaturally thin
exult
(v.) to rejoice greatly
gnarled
(adj.) knotted, twisted, lumpy
indemnity
(n.) a payment for damage or loss
inkling
(n.) a hint; a vague notion
limpid
(adj.) clear, transparent; readily understood
omnipotent
(adj.) almighty, having unlimited power or authority
palatable
(adj.) agreeable to the taste or one's sensibilities; suitable for consumption
poignant
(adj.) deeply affecting, touching; keen or sharp in taste or smell
rancor
(n.) bitter resentment or ill-will
sophomoric
(adj.) immature but overconfident; conceited
spontaneous
(adj.) arising naturally; not planned or engineered in advance