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To express sympathy or sorrow; to share others sorrow or disappointment
Commiserate
Produced in large quantities;abundant
Copius
Dignity or correctness that is socially expected; A harminious compatibility of elements in a piece of art or literature
Decorum
Made up of parts from various sources or origins; diverse items, styles, or things
Eclectic
To worsen or aggravate an already bad situation. To make something even more unpleasant or severe
Exacerate
An embarrassing social blunder; a behaivorial error
Faux Pas
Very friendly, sociable,outgoing, or cordial;happy in the company of others
Gregarious
Unlucky, unfortunate, or inauspicious
Hapless
A break in something where there should be continuity; an interruption or gap
Hiatus
Continuing unstopped for a long time
Incessant
To conclude something on the basis of evidence or reasoning; To suggest or lead to a conclusion.
Infer
Requiring a great deal of effort. Showing signs of effort or difficulty, rather than easy, naturalness, of fluency
Laborious
Well educated and very knowledgeable. Describes behaivor or knowledge that is acquired through training
Learned
Very generous, kind, or forgiving
Magnanimous
To enroll as a member of a specific group or body, especially a college or university
Matriculate
A model that represents a larger system; literally, a minature world
Microcosm
Any device, like a rhyme or phrase, meant to make memorizing easier
Mnemonic
A small amount, especially of something abstract such as aquality or chracteristic
Modicum
Utterly immoral, wicked, unjust, or evil
Nefarious
Having a diffusing a strong odor. Can also refer to actions that are immoral or offensive
Odoriferous