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abrasive
(adj) causing irritation, harsh; grinding or wearing down
acclimate
(v) to adapt to a new climate,environment, or situation
chagrin
(n) irritation or humiliation caused by disappointment or frustration: (v) to cause such a feeling
complacent
(adj)self-satified; overly content
concur
(v)to express agreement, approve
defamation
(n) slander or libel
explicate
(v) to make plain or clear; explain: to interpret
fracas
(n) a noisy quarrel or brawl
grotesque
unnatural, distorted; bizarre
pandemonium
(adj) a wild uproar, din, or commotion
raucous
(adj) disagreeably harsh-sounding; disorderly
receptive
(adj) open and responsive to ideas or suggestions
renounce
(v) to give up or resign something
repress
(v) to hold back; to put down or check by force
reticent
(adj not inclined to speak; reserved; reluctant
savory
(adj) tasty, appetizing; pungent or salty, not sweet; inoofensive, respectable
vehement
(adj) intense, forceful, powerful
somnolent
(adj) sleepy, drowsy, inducing sleep
voluble
(adj) characterized by a ready flow of words; glib, fluent
zealous
(adj) eager, earnest, devoted