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