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animosity
n. strong dislike; bitter hostility
apathy
n. a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest
apprehensive
adj. fearful or anxious, especially about the future
commend
v. to praise, express approval; to present as worthy of attention; to commit or work well together
compatible
adj. able to get along or work well together; capable of use with some other model or system
condolence
n. an expression of sympathy
consecrate
v. to make sacred, hallow; to set apart for a special purpose
decrepit
adj. old and freeble; worn-out, ruined
deride
v. to ridicule, laugh at with contempt
ingenuous
adj. innocent, simple; frank, sincere
multifarious
adj. having great variety; numerous and diverse
obsolete
adj. out-of-date, no longer in use
omnivous
adj. eating every kind of food; eagerly taking in everything
parsimonious
adj. stingy, miserly, poor, small
quandary
a state of perplexity or doubt
recalcitrant
adj. stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority
reprisal
n. an injury done in return for injury
revel
v. to take great pleasure in n) a wild celebration
stultify
v. to make ineffective or useless, cripple; to have a dulling effect on
suave
adj. smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasing, negate